Suspect Detained During Stabbing Investigation in Portland's Old Town/ Chinatown - One Person Injured

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April 18, 2018 08:55

  

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 8:02 a.m., Transit Police Division and Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a stabbing at the Union Station Transit Station, located at 500 Northwest 5th Avenue.

When officers arrived on scene they immediately provide emergency first aid to the adult male victim. Emergency medical responders arrived on scene and provided medical aid and transported the victim to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of what are believed to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

As officers continued the investigation, they located a suspect near the crime scene. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and will be identified if and when he is lodged at the Multnomah County Jail.

Based on preliminary information, officers believe the suspect and victim were involved in a disturbance during which time the victim sustained injuries likely caused by a sharp bladed instrument.

Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Assault Detail and Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division are responding to assist with this investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Assault Detail at 503-823-0479.

Check TriMet.org/alerts for updates regarding TriMet service disruptions at the Union Station Transit Station, located at 500 Northwest 5th Avenue.

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