STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Police still searching for suspect in Medford armed robery

The robber grabbed cash, two cartons of cigarettes, and a package of lighters before fleeing, according to Medford Police.

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 5:01 AM
Updated: Mar 11, 2020 5:36 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Medford Police are still searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at the Smart Choice Market on Peach Street late Tuesday night.

Police say received a call about the robbery at 10:47 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, the clerk reported that a man had come into the store with a handgun and demanded that they open the cash register.

"The male suspect pushed the store clerk away from the cash register and took the cash from the drawer," Medford Police said in a statement. "The suspect also took two cartons of cigarettes and a package of lighters prior to leaving the store on foot."

Detectives arrived and took over the investigation, viewing video from security cameras at the store. The suspect is described as a slender white man wearing a purple beanie, a grey and blue plaid shirt, and black jeans.

Police told NewsWatch 12 earlier that shots were reportedly fired in the area, but not during the robbery.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Dennis at 541-774-2242.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 20635

Reported Deaths: 348
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah476293
Washington299124
Marion283769
Umatilla222127
Clackamas150039
Malheur75513
Deschutes5829
Lane5653
Jackson4472
Yamhill42913
Lincoln4129
Union3942
Morrow3493
Jefferson3464
Polk30812
Linn27110
Klamath2012
Hood River1810
Wasco1813
Benton1646
Douglas1481
Josephine1132
Columbia910
Coos900
Clatsop840
Crook431
Baker380
Tillamook340
Lake320
Wallowa191
Sherman150
Curry140
Harney100
Gilliam40
Grant40
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 546814

Reported Deaths: 10133
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2042584919
Riverside40452799
Orange38754704
San Bernardino34939497
San Diego31127583
Kern22009160
Fresno16625157
Alameda12884206
San Joaquin12119192
Santa Clara11336196
Sacramento10544155
Tulare10475196
Imperial9601240
Stanislaus9408151
Contra Costa8760136
Ventura803582
San Francisco732664
Santa Barbara665268
San Mateo5978120
Marin525778
Monterey515635
Merced485562
Kings445356
Solano395939
Sonoma335844
Madera226736
Placer209920
San Luis Obispo204716
Yolo166042
Santa Cruz12294
Butte10608
Napa104610
Sutter8936
El Dorado7161
San Benito6994
Lassen6380
Yuba5724
Shasta4119
Mendocino36310
Colusa3624
Glenn3603
Nevada3211
Humboldt2804
Tehama2711
Lake2202
Amador1620
Mono1531
Tuolumne1472
Calaveras1361
Del Norte960
Siskiyou920
Inyo863
Mariposa602
Plumas340
Trinity50
Modoc40
Sierra30
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Medford
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 75°
Brookings
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 67°
Crater Lake
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 73°
Grants Pass
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 75°
Klamath Falls
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 73°
Temperatures heating up
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events