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Police looking for suspect in Waterfront Park stabbing

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland Police responded to calls of a stabbing Thursday night on Northwest First Avenue and Couch Street.

Officers and medical staff found 28-year-old Richard Dale with a non-life-threatening stab wound to his back. The victim told police the stabbing happened in Waterfront Park.

Police found a crime scene there, and recovered a knife that may have been used in the attack.

The victim described the suspect as a young white man in his early 20s, about 5'5'', short buzz cut, wearing gold pants and a blue backpack, possibly homeless.

Police are checking both sides of the Willamette River for anyone matching that description.

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