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Cops: ‘Moss man’ arrested in attempted heist

A burglary suspect clad in full sniper camouflage was arrested Thursday hiding in the woods near the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Portland, Ore.
/ Source: KGW-TV

A burglary suspect clad in full sniper camouflage was arrested Thursday hiding in the woods near the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Portland, Ore.

A caretaker had reported a suspicious hole being cut from an outside bathroom into the building and police set up extra security.

The next day, deputies found a suspicious bike and backpack nearby.

A K9 unit soon found 36-year-old Gregory Liascos hiding in the woods, dressed head to toe in camouflage.

Investigators said the K-9 hit on a spot on the ground then bit, and the hiding suspect cried out in pain. He was not seriously hurt.

Not clothing, but a full-body Ghillie suit, that is similarly used by police and military snipers and scouts.

Nothing was stolen and Liascos was charged with burglary and criminal mischief.

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