Sheriff's Office Investigating Milton-Freewater Armed Robbery

Items found following a Thursday night armed robbery in Milton-Freewater will be sent to the Oregon State Police crime lab for examination.

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office says a man armed with a firearm allegedly entered the First Stop Mart around 11:45 PM Thursday on Highway 11 and Stateline Road and robbed the clerk.  The suspect left the store on a bicycle.  Multiple agencies responded to the location and learned that an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.  The suspect was wearing gloves, a flannel shirt and brown pants.

Responding units checked the area found the bicycle and some clothing items scattered along Tum-a-Lum Lane, which is just around the corner from the store.

The investigation is continuing.  Anyone having information that could lead to the arrest of the responsible person should contact the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center at 541-966-3651.