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Portland police break up street fight, arrest man on gun charge

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Hurbert Anderson, jail booking photo Hurbert Anderson, jail booking photo

Officers on patrol in northeast Portland broke up a street fight and arrested one man accused of trying to hide a gun behind the tire a parked car.

Police spotted the fight at Northeast 52nd Avenue and Killingsworth Street at 9:52 p.m. Saturday.

Officers saw one man, identified as 32-year-old Hurbert Anderson, holding a handgun. Investigators said Anderson got into his car and drove to the parking lot of a nearby apartment complex.

Once the fight scene calmed down and the crowd began to disperse, officers contacted Anderson and received consent to search his car. A gun was not found.

Officers then checked the area and found a handgun underneath the back passenger tire of a vehicle parked next to Anderson's car.

Anderson was arrested and booked in the Multnomah County Jail on the charge of unlawful possession of a firearm.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov.

Crime Stoppers is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous. For more information, go to crimestoppersoforegon.com.

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