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Market robbed at gunpoint, suspect sought

Lane County deputies search for suspect in connection to armed robbery at market in Mapleton.

Posted: Jan. 2, 2018 5:32 PM
Updated: Jan. 2, 2018 5:34 PM

MAPLETON, Ore. -- The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in connection to an armed robbery.

According to deputies, on December, 30, 2017 at about 8:30 p.m., a male walked into Randy’s Riverview Market in Mapleton with a gun and demanded money from the employee. They said once the suspect got the cash, he took off on foot. Deputies said the employee was the only person in the store at the time of the robbery.

Deputies describe the male suspect as medium in height with heavy building, wearing a dark blue sweatshirt, dark pants, and a dark colored bandana over his face. They said he was also wearing black gloves with bright white fingertips and white Adidas shoes with dark blue stripes on the sides.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at 541-682-4141.

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