Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Car Wash Held Up on Forest Avenue

Portland police have reported that a lone male entered the Scrub-A-Dub Car Wash at 1185 Forest Avenue on Monday, May 15 at 9 P.M. and threatened a female clerk with a knife, demanding money. The clerk handed over a small amount of cash and the perpetrator fled on foot and was last seen crossing Forest Avenue. There were no customers or other employees in the store at the time and no one was injured. The South Portland Police assisted by sending a police canine to attempt a track of the perpetrator, but no suspects were located.

The perpetrator is described as being a white male, between 25 and 30 years old, about 5’09” tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He has short brown hair, a mustache and goatee. A store surveillance photo was distributed to news outlets. Anyone with information is asked to call the Portland Police Detective Division at 874-8533.


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