Police seek help identifying suspects in Feb. 11 robbery

By Andy Matarrese, Columbian Breaking News Reporter



The Vancouver Police Department is asking for the public’s finding four people who attacked and robbed a woman outside a gas station convenience store on East Mill Plain Boulevard earlier this month.

The woman was robbed around 10:50 p.m. on Feb. 11 outside an AM-PM mini-mart and Arco gas station at 2829 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Police she sustained multiple injuries and was hospitalized following the attack.

Investigators are looking for two men and two women.

Police described the first woman as in her early 20s, white, with a small build and about 5 feet 3 inches tall. The police said she had shoulder-length brown hair with a light streak in it. She wore Uggs-style boots, short black shorts and a hooded sweatshirt with a leopard print on it.

The second woman — white, in her early 20s and thin — wore a maroon top, black jacket, dark jeans and short, black combat-style boots. She also carried a gray duffel bag.

Police described another suspect as a black man in his mid-30s with a shaved head and large build.

Police said the other man was white, in his 20s with a small build and short, black hair. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt with a red heart shape and white lettering on it, lighter jeans and canvas sneakers.

All four left the area in a white 1990s Chevrolet pickup.

Surveillance cameras captured images of two of the suspects. The department asked anyone with information about their identities or the robbery to contact Detective Neil Martin at 360-487-7423.