PORTLAND — The lone suspect in the Feb. 2 robbery of the Mi Sen Noodle Bar, 630 Congress St., appeared to be intoxicated, police said Tuesday.

Lt. Robert Martin said the white male suspect threatened a restaurant employee while displaying a knife, then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and the drawer from the cash register.

No one was injured in the robbery that occurred around 9:50 p.m.

Martin said the suspect unsuccessfully tried to get into the back seat of a car stopped in traffic on Congress Street before running south on High Street toward Spring Street.

Martin said the suspect is  6 feet, 1 inch tall, with “scruffy facial hair” and a medium build, and was wearing an oversized dark colored jacket. Under the jacket were a green hooded sweatshirt, beige shirt, and a pink shirt. Witnesses said the suspect smelled of alcohol.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 874-8575. Anonymous tips can also be made at portland-police.com by clicking “Submit an Anonymous Crime Tip,” or by text at 274637 using the keyword GOTCHA.

Portland Police on Feb. 5 released this photo of the suspect in the Feb. 2 robbery of Mi Sen Noodle Bar on Congress Street.

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