Fight Outside City Hall Leads to One Arrest - Another Suspect Outstanding

September 03, 2013 17:04

  

This morning, Tuesday September 3, 2013, at 4:01 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a fight outside City Hall, located at 1221 Southwest 4th Avenue.

Officers arrived and contacted the victim, 48-year-old Michael Withey, who told police that he was attacked by two women at Southwest 4th Avenue and Madison Street. Withey told police that he was hanging out in front of City Hall and heard a group of people yelling and making noise, Withey told police that he walked over to 4th and Madison to ask them to be quiet since campers were trying to sleep then two women attacked him and assaulted him then ran away.

The victim provided descriptions of the women to police and an officer checking the area located one of the suspects and placed her into custody. She was later identified as 24-year-old Nancy Razo.

The other suspect was not identified and was described as an African American female transient in her 20s, 5'8" tall, 190 pounds, with dread locks and wearing a tie-dye t-shirt.

Razo was charged with one count of Assault in the Third Degree and booked into the Multnomah County Jail.

Anyone with information about the second suspect is asked to call Assault detectives at (503) 823-0400.

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