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Crime Stoppers for the week of April 12, 2004

April 15, 2004 00:00


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, would like your help in solving a stabbing that occurred in southeast Portland.

On November 16, 2003, at about 3:00 a.m., a man heard what sounded like cars tires popping outside his home near SE 52nd and Division. He went outside to investigate and saw two men crouched by a parked car. He saw one of them puncture a tire with a sharp object. He followed the men and confronted them about the crime he witnessed.

As he confronted them, one suspect began stabbing him. The two suspects ran off, and the victim walked to the Plaid Pantry at SE 50th and Division. He yelled for help, and told the clerk he had been stabbed. He went back outside and collapsed. He was transported to Oregon Health and Science University Hospital where he was treated.

Police found several cars in the area with punctured tires. They searched the area with a K9, but were unable to find any suspects.

The suspect who stabbed the victim is described as a 25 to 30 year old while male, with gray or light blue “Siberian Husky” eyes, curly dirty blonde hair with a “weird sheen,” pulled into a pony tail that went half way down his back. He is about 5’10”, 170 pounds. He had some facial hair. He was wearing a gold “s link chain” around his neck, and a white button down shirt under a black leather jacket. An artist sketch of the stabbing suspect is attached.

The second suspect is described as a white male in his late 20’s, 5’11” and thin, wearing a blue jacket.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward, up to $1,000, for information that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, reported to Crime Stoppers, and you may remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP


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Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204



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