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Wanted; Robbery Suspect

Devine, ChristopherCENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s office responded to the Bear Creek Greenway Monday morning for a robbery at knife point. Christopher P. Devine, 37, of Medford, is considered armed and dangerous and the Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in locating him.

On Monday, a 69-year old Central Point man was walking down the bike path in Central Point when he was approached by Devine, who tried to forcefully steal the victim’s cell phone. When the victim tried to fend him off, Devine threatened the victim with a knife and took the phone. The victim was not injured.

Devine is currently on probation through Jackson County Community Justice. He often frequents homeless shelters and the Bear Creek Greenway between Central Point and Medford. The Jackson County Sheriff’s office and Central Point Police are now searching for Devine, homeless shelters have also been notified to contact law enforcement if they see him.

Police said Devin was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with cut off sleeves and jeans. He is 5’10” and weighs 165 pounds. He has short or shaved brown hair and may possibly have a blonde Mohawk.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 541-774-8333.