Sheriff: Robbery Suspect Used Cattle Prod, Still at Large

A robbery suspect in White City used a cattle prod to threaten a man into handing over cash, according to authorities.

Posted: Oct. 11, 2018 5:27 PM

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The suspect in a White City robbery on Thursday afternoon has been identified but remains on the loose after threatening a man with a cattle prod, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO).

Deputies received a report of the robbery around 2:15 p.m. from the Thunderbird Estates on Falcon Street. The suspect reportedly used a cattle prod to threaten a man into handing over an undisclosed amount of money.

There were no injuries reported in the incident, JCSO said.

Authorities have identified the suspect but he remains at large. JCSO said that there is "no threat to the public at this time."

This is a developing story, and NewsWatch 12 will update this article as more details emerge.

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