Portland, Ore. – This evening, Friday April 13, 2012, at 8:05 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to the report of a “flash mob” theft at Nordstoms Lloyd Center.
Officers arrived and spoke with employees and learned that a group of approximately 10 African American male teens were in the store and began taking items and putting them in bags then ran out the Southwest doors of the store towards Northeast 9th Avenue.
Officers checking the area recovered some of the stolen clothing but did not locate the suspects.
The suspects are described as male African Americans, ages 13 to 19 years old, all wearing hats and hoodies with their faces covered.
Officers will be working with Nordstroms to obtain surveillance video.
Anyone with information about this theft is urged to submit information to CrimeTips@PortlandOregon.gov.
Source: Portland Police Bureau