Hillsboro police are investigating a strong arm robbery.
On 03/22/16 at 220 PM, Hillsboro police responded to Shadywood Park located at 535 NE 24th Avenue in Hillsboro at the report of a robbery that had just occurred.
The victim, a 34 year old male from Hillsboro was walking through the park when approached by a suspect described as a black male, 22-29 years of age, 6' 2", 180 lbs with a black beard. The suspect physically assaulted the victim and took his wallet and fled the location.
No weapon was seen and the victim was not seriously injured.
Hillsboro detectives created a sketch of the suspect (attached)and are actively looking for him. Anyone with information should call detective Magnuson at 503 681-6190.
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On 06/01/16 at 115 PM Hillsboro police officers were called to the intersection of 9th and Baseline St in Hillsboro at the report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle.
An 81 year old Hillsboro man was crossing Baseline St from south to north not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a late model Ford Escape SUV driven by a 47 year old Hillsboro woman. The investigation revealed that the vehicle was travelling at 20 to 25 mph and that recklessness, drugs or alcohol were not involved.
No citations have been issued at this time.
The pedestrian was life-flighted to OHSU where he later died as a result of this collision.
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The names of the involved parties are not being released at this time pending next of kin notifications.