UPDATE #2: Suspect Identified in Wednesday Stabbing Investigation (Photo)

April 27, 2018 09:10

  

The suspect arrested after an assault that occurred on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in the 600 block of Southeast Grand Avenue has been identified as 51-year-old Lorenzo Manuel Tellez.

Tellez was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on a charges of Assault in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Tellez was also booked on warrants related to previous arrests for Possession of Methamphetamine and Interfering with a Peace Officer.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Detective Paul Dolbey at 503-823-0451 or Paul.Dolbey@portlandoregon.gov

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The person detained has been positively identified as the suspect. Assault Detail detectives have assumed responsibility for the investigation.

Once the suspect is booked into jail, his name and charges will be released.

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On Wednesday April 25, 2018, at 8:15 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the 600 block of Southeast Grand Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, a male in his 50s, suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound. The victim was transported by ambulance for treatment.

One person has been detained as part of this investigation. Preliminary information indicates that the two men were involved in a dispute over the use of the can recycling machine outside the Jackson's Shell Gas Station which led to the stabbing.

Anyone who witnessed the stabbing is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

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