Beaverton man arrested for stabbing 1 person, assaulting another

Beaverton man arrested for stabbing 1 person, assaulting another
Beaverton man arrested for stabbing 1 person, assaulting another(Washington County Sheriff’s Office)
Published: Sep. 25, 2022 at 8:09 PM PDT
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CORNELIUS Ore. (KPTV) - A 40-year-old Beaverton man was arrested Sunday in Cornelius after assaulting one person and stabbing another, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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Police responded at about 4:30 p.m. to the 300 block of South Cherry Drive after a stabbing was reported.

Witnesses told investigators that Juan Manuel Contreras of Beaverton was visiting the home when he got into an argument with a woman. When a person intervened, Manuel Contreras “assaulted” him with a beer bottle, police said. Another person then tried to help and Manuel Contreras punched him and stabbed him in the arms and back.

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When police arrived about five minutes after the call, they found and arrested Manuel Contreras. He was charged with attempted murder and assault and booked into jail.