One arrested after robbery of Beaverton man
Tigard Police are looking for a man who assaulted a Beaverton man near 121st Avenue and Scholls Ferry Road on Monday afternoon.
Police were called to the area at about 3:35 p.m., Monday, on reports of a robbery.
According to police, the man was leaving a nearby pharmacy when he was approached by three men, who motioned him over to where they were standing.
The men greeted the man, then punched him on the side of the head. When the man fell to the ground the suspects stole a shopping bag full of items and fled.
Two of the men left on foot. Another drove off, said Tigard Police spokesman Jim Wolf.
The man's name was not released, but Wolf said the man was a Beaverton resident.
The man sustained minor injuries in the assault, but called 911 and reported a description of the men and the getaway car.
A short time later, a nearby Tigard police officer spotted the suspects car with three occupants in it along Southwest North Dakota Street near 110th Place.
Joao Enrique Cardoso, 20, of Tualatin, was arrested and charged with third-degree robbery.
Cardoso was lodged in the Washington County Jail.
The other occupants of the car were questioned by police, and then released.
Police are still looking for a man with facial tattoos, who is believed to have lead the assault, Wolf said..
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Tigard Police Department at 503-639-6168.Add a comment