Stabbing in Old Town Injures One - No Arrests

Stabbing in Old Town Injures One - No Arrests

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June 19, 2013 19:45


This evening, Wednesday June 19, 2013, at 6:17 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a disturbance and stabbing outside the Backspace Caf?, located at 115 Northwest 5th Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the victim, an adult male employee of the caf?, who was suffering a non-life-threatening stab wound.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived and is described as a white male in his 20s, 5'8" tall, 150 pounds, dirty blonde nappy hair, wearing a brownish-green coat and carrying a messenger bag.

Preliminary information indicates that the suspect may have been previously kicked out of the caf? by employees.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call the Assault Detail at (503) 823-0400.



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