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Search for Coffee Stand Robbery Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — Friday night police responded to a reported armed robbery incident at the Dutch Bros. Coffee stand on Crater Lake Highway near Whittle Avenue.

Medford Police say officers attempted to secure a perimeter where the suspect was last seen. Police report utilizing a trained dog to search for the suspect who had last been seen running south on Whittle Avenue.

After officers called off the hour-long search, investigators revealed the man had approached the coffee stand wearing a bandana over his face and sunglasses over his eyes. The suspect demanded money while pointing a handgun at the barista, according to police. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect reportedly ran off.

Police describe the suspect as a white male adult, 20-30 years old, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, dark bandana and sunglasses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Medford Police at 541-770-4784.