UPDATE: PPB Arrests Suspect Related to Stabbing (Photo)

March 21, 2019 12:15

  

On Sunday, March 17, 2019, at 2:20 a.m., East Precinct Officers located the suspect involved in the stabbing in the 6400 block of Southeast 129th Place the evening prior. The suspect was arrested in the 5500 block of Southeast 128th Avenue. The suspect was identified as 43 year-old Ivory Joe Watkins, Jr. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on an Assault I charge. (PHOTO)

Assault Detective Christopher Traynor is the primary investigator. If anyone has information about this incident, they should contact Detective Traynor at (503) 823-0889 or at christopher.traynor@portlandoregon.gov

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PPB Investigating Stabbing in Pleasant Valley Neighborhood-Male Sustains Life Threatening Injuries
On Saturday, March 16, 2019, at approximately 6:45 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a person stabbed in the area of the 6400 block of Southeast 129th Place.

Officers arrived in the area and located an injured adult male victim. The victim was transported to a Portland hospital by ambulance where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Investigators believe the victim and the suspect are known to each other and are not associated with the location of the incident. There is no identified risk to the community related to this incident.

The Portland Police Bureau's Assault Detectives will be the primary investigators for this case. Anyone with information about this incident or suspect is asked to contact Assault Detectives at 503-823-0400.

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