Date: March 9th, 2017
Contact: Medford Police Department
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Type of Incident: Robberies
Date of incident: March 8th, 2017
Location of incident: Luigis / 1619 N Riverside Ave (1704 Hours)
Location of incident: Human Bean / 1831 E Barnett (1845 Hours)
On March 8th, 2017 at around 1704 hours, a suspect contacted two employees at the rear of the business and then ordered them back inside. He was armed with a knife and attempted to rob them but they had already secured the money in the safe. This robbery was unsuccessful, and the suspect rode away southbound on Riverside on a mountain bike.
About 1 hour and 40 minutes later (1845 hours), a very similar Robbery occurred at the Human Bean on Barnett. The suspect rode up on a bike and demanded money. The victim in this case believed that the suspect was armed with some type of weapon. This suspect also rode away on a bike.
The description of the suspects is very similar, a White Male Adult ranging from 20’s to -40’s wearing dark or black pants and hoodie.
These cases are possibly related and are under investigation.
MPD Case 17-5475 Luigis Robbery
Contact Detective Patrick Dennis / 541-774-2242
MPD Case 17-5479 Human Bean Robbery
Contact Detective Kathryn Ivens / 541-774-2266