Springwater Trail Corridor

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Police are investigating a sexual assault report by a teen girl along the Springwater Trail in southeast Portland.

Officers responded to the 7800 block of Southeast Luther Road at 3:11 p.m. Monday. The victim told police she had been coerced to have sexual contact with an adult male in a secluded area near the trail, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

The girl said she did not know the suspect, who is only described as an older white man.

Officers walked portions of the Springwater Trail and searched the area for the suspect and witnesses, and detectives from the Sex Crimes Unit, along with a victim advocate, responded to the scene.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone who was on the trail near the 7800 block of Southeast Luther Street on Monday between noon and 3 p.m. and noticed suspicious activity or captured video of the area during that time is asked to contact Detective Joseph Cox at Joseph.Cox@portlandoregon.gov, 503-823-0577 or Detective Bob Boylan at Bob.Boylan@portlandoregon.gov, 503-823-0999.

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(3) comments


Anyone that understands how these trails end up, knows they often become gateways to all kinds of crimes, because they are so hidden from the view of most neighborhoods.

Eliza Cassan

what used to be a nice muti-use path is now a corridor or death


a teenage girl alone anywhere in this cesspool is insane.

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