Teenager reports unwanted sexual contact near Springwater Trail

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March 02, 2021 13:28


On March 1, 2021, at about 3:11 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of unwanted sexual contact between a teenage female and unknown suspect along the Springwater Trail, near the 7800 block of Southeast Luther Road.

When officers arrived and spoke with the victim, she told them she had been coerced to have sexual contact with an adult male suspect in a secluded area near the trail. The suspect was someone the victim did not know, and was described as an "older" white male.

Officers conducted an area check to search for the suspect, witnesses, and to try to find evidence. Detectives from the Sex Crimes Unit responded, along with a victim advocate. Officers and detectives walked portions of the Springwater Trail.

Anyone who might have been on the Springwater Trail in the area of the 7800 block of Southeast Luther Road on Monday, between noon and 3:00 p.m., and noticed suspicious activity or who has video of that area captured during the time described, is encouraged to contact Detective Joseph Cox Joseph.Cox@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0577 or Detective Bob Boylan Bob.Boylan@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0999.



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