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Tigard Police arrest accused armed robber

Tigard Police arrested a man accused of robbing a Subway restaurant on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Alexander Shambry, 24, of Tigard, faces second-degree robbery charges after police say he walked into the 24-hour restaurant, located at 11634 S.W. Pacific Highway, at 3:10 a.m. armed with a handgun. Shambry

The man reportedly pointed the gun at an employee and demanded cash, then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money. He headed south on Pacific Highway.

No one was injured in the robbery, according to Jim Wolf, a spokesman with the police department.

Tigard Police and a Beaverton K-9 team responded to the scene and set up a containment area around the store, Wolf said.

Officers soon spotted a man matching a description of the gunman walking along Southwest Pfaffle Street.

Shambry was searched, and police recovered the cash and the gun.

Shambry was arrested without incident and lodged in the Washington County Jail.

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