On November 26, 2017 at approximately 10:21 pm a La Grande resident reported that he was robbed by an unknown masked suspect in the area of North Spruce Street near U Avenue. The victim reported that he had just parked his vehicle at his residence and was walking from his vehicle to his house when he was approached and robbed at gunpoint with a small handgun. The suspect reportedly left the area on foot. The male suspect was described as being approximately 5’8” tall, with a stocky build, and long brown colored facial hair. The suspect was wearing dark clothing with the majority of his face covered.
Officers from the La Grande Police Department were assisted with the initial investigation by deputies from the Union County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Oregon State Police. At the time of this release the suspect has not been located. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the La Grande Police Department at 541-963-1017.