Keizer Police Department responded to two armed robberies in the wee hours Sunday, June 26.

Police officials suspect the same man in incidents at Cooper’s Deli & Pub, 5408 River Road N., and Quality Suites, 5188 Wittenberg Lane N.E.

At 12:57 a.m., officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Cooper’s. The female victim, a cashier at the business, reported a single male adult entered the business and confronted her demanding money while displaying a black handgun. The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was last seen headed southbound on River Road North, but was not located.

At 2:30 a.m., police received a second report of an armed robbery at Quality Suites. A clerk reported a male subject entered the lobby of the hotel confronting him while displaying a black handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash in an unknown direction of travel. A K-9 team from the Salem Police Department responded to this incident and searched the area for the suspect but he was not located.

The suspect is described as a light skinned Black Male Adult in his late 20’s, 5’11”, thin build with scruffy facial hair. He was wearing a dark gray hoodie and torn baggy jeans.

No injuries were reported with either incident.

Anyone having information about either armed robbery is asked to contact Sergeant Dan Kelley at 503-390-3713 Ext. 3479 or Officer Travis Ricketts at 503-390-3713 Ext. 3476.

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