Eugene, Ore. – On June 2, at 9:56 a.m., a male suspect entered the Rivas Taco Shop, 575 Hwy. 99N, and robbed the shop of cash after pepper spraying an employee in the face. The suspect fled to the parking lot and got into a get-away vehicle that had been waiting. A second employee ran out after the suspect and as the vehicle was driving away the suspect pointed what appeared to be a firearm at that employee.

Rivas Taco Shop, 575 Hwy. 99N robbery suspect Eugene, Oregon
Rivas Taco Shop, 575 Hwy. 99N robbery suspect

The male suspect is described as a white male, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, with a thin build, and last seen wearing a blue and gray full zip hoody with a Transformer logo on the front, baseball hat, black sunglasses and gloves.

Rivas Taco Shop, 575 Hwy. 99N robbery suspect get away car Eugene
Rivas Taco Shop, 575 Hwy. 99N robbery suspect get away car

The vehicle is described as a newer model VW Golf, 2-door, silver in color, and with tinted rear passenger windows. The vehicle was being driven by a female also wearing sunglasses (no further description). The suspects fled in the vehicle northbound on Hwy 99N from the location.

If anyone has relevant information in this case they are asked to call 541.682.5111.