This happened here in Eugene Oregon. Thoughts?
Man pretending to be a cop robs teenagers | KVAL CBS 13 - News, Weather and Sports - Eugene, OR - Eugene, Oregon | Local & Regional News
Story Published: Oct 20, 2009 at 3:39 PM PDT
By KVAL.com staff EUGENE, Ore. -- A man with a police badge ordered four teens out of their car in the parking lot of a downtown business Saturday in order to search their vehicle. He then ordered the teens to empty their pockets to prove they didn't have any drugs on them before lining the teens up facing a wall.
As the man gathered up their belongings, the teens became suspicious.
What if this guy isn't a cop?
The teens chased the man -- until he turned a pointed a handgun at them, ordering them back into their vehicle. He them jumped in a waiting vehicle and drove away.
The Eugene Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit is investigating the Saturday, Oct. 17, robbery and looking for the public's help identifying the suspect.
The robbery happened at 6:17 p.m. in the parking lot of the Hunky Dory Pipe & Tobacco located at 271 West 7th Avenue.
The suspect left the scene in a vehicle that had a female in the front passenger seat.
Police provided the following suspect descriptions:
Late 20s to early 30s
Short blondish beard and/or patch below lower lip Sleeve-style tattoo on left arm. Missing a front tooth. Possible stutter.
CLOTHING: Black or dark baseball hat with the Boston Redsox letter "B" on the front. Flannel shirt over a grey t-shirt