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Police investigate a drive-through nighttime robbery at a Foster Road coffee stand

DAVID F. ASHTON - Standing at the drive-up window where the armed robbery took place, an officer interviews employees at the Dutch Bros. Coffee kiosk on S.E. Foster Road. When a car pulled up to the Dutch Bros. Coffee kiosk, located at 6710 S.E. Foster Road after dark on Monday evening, July 31, a man inside made it clear he wasn't looking for an early-evening pick-me-up.

Portland Police Bureau (PPB) East Precinct officers were called to the coffee shop at 9:18 p.m. to investigate a robbery. Within minutes, officers were driving through nearby streets in the Foster-Powell neighborhood, looking for the suspect's vehicle.

"Officers learned that this was a robbery, at gunpoint," explained PPB Public Information Officer Sergeant Chris Burley. "The subjects arrived in a car, demanded money while brandishing a firearm, and left the area."

Robbery Division detectives have declined to reveal more about this holdup, due to the ongoing investigation, Burley said.

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