UPDATE: PPB Locates Involved Subject

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August 22, 2019 13:10

  

The Portland Police Bureau has identified and spoken with the male involved in the incidents near David Douglas High School. At this time, there are no identified crimes that were committed and no arrest has been made. We recognize these incidents can increase public fear and we ask all community members to remain diligent for the safety of our youth.

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On Wednesday August 21, 2019, East Precinct Officers investigated two separate incidents that involved an adult male attempting to lure underage females into a vehicle near David Douglas High School. Investigators believe that in at least one of the incidents, the girls were offered money in exchange for getting into the van.

The vehicle is described as a late model grey Dodge Caravan being driven by a bald white male in his thirties with a long beard. The Portland Police Bureau would like to encourage the public to remain vigilant. These types of incidents should be reported immediately to 911. Anyone with information about today's incident is asked to call the non-emergency line at (503)823-3333.

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Media Relations:
PPBPIO@portlandoregon.gov
Phone: 503-823-0830
1111 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

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