UPDATE #2: Media Briefing Available on Twitter

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May 26, 2020 16:51

  

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding today's welfare check incident continues. The PIO briefing is available on Twitter @PortlandPolice. Any media who were unable to attend can share the information and video from the briefing. We do not anticipate further information release at this time due to the on-going nature of the investigation.

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SERT and CNT Officers safely resolved the situation involving a male and female who were known to each other. The male has been taken into custody safely. Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding this incident. There is no identified risk to the community.

The PIO will respond to the parking lot of the Parkrose Transit Center to brief media ta 3 p.m.

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North Precinct officers have requested the assistance of the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT). These teams are responding to the area of Northeast 96th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard to assist on a welfare check call.

Media staging is in the Parkrose Transit parking lot at Northeast 96/Sandy Boulevard (access from Sandy Boulevard). The PIO will be responding to the scene and will provide a briefing for media after being briefed by incident command.

Northeast 96th Avenue is closed from Northeast Prescott to Sandy Boulevard.

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Phone: 503-823-0830
1111 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

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