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On Friday August 3, 2012, at 6:09 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a possible attempted carjacking of a valet from the Nines Hotel, located at 525 Southwest Morrison Street.
Officers arrived in the area and talked to the valet who told police that he was taking a customer's car from the hotel to the valet parking lot. The valet was stopped on Morrison Street at Broadway when the suspect approached the driver's side door and told the valet to get out. The suspect then punched the valet in the head through the open window of the car.
The valet opened the driver's door, knocking the suspect backwards, and then the valet punched the suspect. The suspect then ran away northbound on Broadway. The valet did not require medical attention.
Officers checked the Downtown area for the suspect but did not locate anyone matching his description.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned, possibly Hispanic male wearing a white or light gray t-shirt.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Robbery detectives at (503) 823-0400.
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Sgt. Pete Simpson