Police use AirTag to track and arrest a robbery suspect

After an armed thief unintentionally picked up the monitoring device during a second theft

The robbery of a shop occurred in the 100 Block of Northwest Broadway in Portland, Oregon

According to KATU2, police were able to trace the phone to the area of Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Pine Street

When officers attempted to grab the man, he fled into the hotel and eluded capture before setting off the fire alarm.