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Medford Purple Parrot robber still at large

A reportedly armed man robbed a Medford Purple Parrot this morning with several customers still inside.

The robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m. at 828 S. Central Ave., Medford police said in a release.

A man entered and demanded cash from an employee in front of several customers. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money, running east, police said.

Police arrived within four minutes but were unable to find a suspect, the release said. Witnesses said the man was armed but with what was not immediately available. No one was injured.

The man is described as 5-foot-8 with a medium build, 30 to 40 years old. His race is not known. Those with any information about the robbery are asked to call Medford police Detective B. Amaya at 541-774-2299 and refer to case No. 16-17762.

Surveillance video from the Purple Parrot shows the robbery suspect. Photo by Medford police
Surveillance video from the Purple Parrot shows the robbery suspect. Photo by Medford police