A woman who said she woke up to find a man inside her apartment early Saturday morning is recovering from minor injuries she suffered during the burglary.
According to police, the 32-year-old woman called 911 after she said the suspect stabbed her and ran out of her apartment in the 6400 block of Southeast 103rd Avenue.
The victim said she woke up around 1:15 a.m. to the sensation of someone tickling her leg. She saw a man in her bedroom who told her not to scream or he would stab her. The woman began screaming and waving her arms around, which made the suspect run out of the apartment, police said.
After the intruder left, the woman realized she had been cut on her left hand. Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital where she was treated and released.
Despite investigators using a police dog and setting up a parameter around the neighborhood, the suspect was able to get away.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s to 30s, clean cut, and with a slim build. He was seen wearing a black ski-type mask and a blue T-shirt.
Anyone with information about this incident or suspect is asked to call the police non-emergency line at (503) 823-3333 or submit information to CrimeTips@PortlandOregon.gov.
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