Stabbing in Downtown Portland Monday Afternoon -- One Person Injured

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March 05, 2018 15:05


On Monday, March 5, 2018, at 1:21 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the Stewart Hotel, located at 127 Southwest Broadway.

Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and contacted an adult male who appeared to have been assaulted with a knife. Medical personnel transported the victim by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

During the investigation, officers obtained a description of the suspect and searched the area. As officers searched the neighborhood, the suspect contacted 9-1-1 and stated he was at the Helen Swindells Apartments, located at 10 Northwest Broadway. Officers responded to the Helen Swindells Apartments, located the suspect and took him into custody without incident. Officers located and seized a knife near the suspect's location.

The suspect and his charges will be identified after he is lodged at the Multnomah County Jail.

Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Divisions' Assault Detail and criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division have responded to assist with this investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Assault Detail Detective Jeff Sharp at 503-823-9773 or



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