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CORRECTION: Key Cutting Machine Stolen in Commercial Burglary (Photo) - 04/04/20

This is an updated release to correct the brand name of the stolen device.

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A commercial key cutting machine, specialized tools, and cash were stolen in a burglary in the Buckley neighborhood in Southeast Portland and the Police Bureau is asking for help from the public to locate the machine and the suspect responsible.

On Monday March 30, 2020 at 6:50 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a commercial burglary to a locksmith in the 700 Block of Southeast Grand Avenue. Portland Police Officers investigated the burglary. The suspect cut through a wall to get in causing significant structure damage (photo). The entry appeared to be made by professional tools.

In addition to the Medeco brand key cutting machine, specialized locksmith tools and cash were taken in the burglary. The key cutting machine has to be specially ordered from the manufacturer. A photo of a similar machine is attached.

If you have any information on this incident please contact Officer Lecarno at <Thomas.LeCarno@portlandoregon.gov> or the non-emergency line at (503) 823-3333 (case number 20-103695).

The Portland Police Bureau is sharing a list of tips to prevent commercial burglaries, particularly during the COVID-19 epidemic: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/757296

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