Women sexually assaulted at gunpoint, suspect in custody

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June 13, 2011 14:02

  

On Saturday June 11, 2011 at 9:07 p.m. Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to a report of a sexual assault on 49th Avenue. Arriving officers made contact with the victim who reported she had been sexually assaulted at gunpoint at a different location.

The victim provided officers with the location of the assault and provided officers with information that led to the identification of the suspect.

Officers went to the suspect's residence and established a perimeter. Officers made contact with the suspect and asked him to come out which he did. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and transported to North Precinct.

Detectives were notified and responded to the scene to further the investigation. The suspect was identified as 19 year-old Isaiah L. Whitmore and he was charged with Rape in the first degree and Coercion.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact:

Detective Prosser

503-823-0400

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