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Police searching for attempted armed robbery supsect

Victim able to fight off suspect and run home

Jan 31, 2014 | 4 Comments

The News-Register staff

Early this morning McMinnville officers, assisted by Yamhill County Sheriff's deputies responded to an armed robbery near 18th Street and Michelbook Lane in McMinnville.

The victim, an 18-year-old male, who was jogging in the area reported being confronted by three males.

A short time later, the three males are reported to have confronted the victim again, pulling up in a yellow or light colored Cadillac.

One of the males got out of the car and displayed a chrome handgun,while demanding money or for the victim to get into the car, according to a press release issued by the McMinnville Police Department.

Police say the victim was able to f