Armed robbery under investigation in Medford

This story has been updated with new information from investigators. Some details have been changed.

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Medford motel.

The Medford Police Department said just after 8:00 a.m. Friday, a woman called 9-1-1 and told dispatchers an armed man robbed her at a room at the Econo Lodge on South Riverside Avenue.

The suspect tried to flee in a vehicle, but the victim got into her vehicle and initiated a high-speed chase through east Medford.

Eventually, the victim crashed her white Mercedes into a rock wall on Eastwood Drive.

Police didn’t say what was taken, but nobody was hurt.

Police are still looking for the suspect’s vehicle, described as a silver-colored Volkswagen Toureg with Oregon plate number 500-EWT. The SUV may have visible damage to the rear end.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with further information is asked to call MPD at 541-770-4783.

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