Images of Portland transit stabbing suspect released, police ask for help

Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 2:14 PM PST
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - Police are asking people to help them identify a man suspected of a Hollywood Transit Center stabbing in October, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Transit Police Division on Wednesday.

On Oct. 20 at about midnight, a man stabbed a person in the chest in on the MAX platform and then ran away in an unknown direction.

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Suspect description:

  • Is about 5-feet, 10-inches tall and 155 pounds.
  • Likely in his 20s.
  • Has a tattoo of a “bio-hazard” symbol on the outside of his left forearm, just below his elbow.
  • The suspect was wearing a gray beanie, green t-shirt, gray sweatpants, and gray and white high-top shoes similar to “Vans” shoes during the attack.

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Anyone with information about this person is asked to call 503-962-7566 or email Sgt. Lance Hemsworth at Reference case #22-800751.