January 30, 2013

Police: Portland man demanded keys, stole car

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

PORTLAND — A Portland man faces charges of robbery after he allegedly demanded another man's car keys and threatened to kill him if he went to the police.

Police say Abdiraham Haji-Hassan, 22, took the car keys of a 52-year-old Buxton man he knew as they visited a residence on Valley Street on Tuesday.

Police say Haji-Hassan then took the man's 2004 Pontiac Sunfire. The man reported the incident to police at about 5:30 on Tuesday and about an hour later Officer Dan Hondo spotted the silver car and pulled it over, police say.

 

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)