Washington County Sheriffs deputies seeking man who stabbed teen
The victim suffered a wound to his chest during the incident
Washington County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man after he reportedly stabbed a boy while attempting to rob him.
At 11:58 p.m. Sunday, Sheriff's deputies were called to the Kaiser Westside Hospital concerning a reported stabbing victim. Deputies spoke with a 16 year-old boy who was receiving medical attention for an apparent stab wound to the chest.
The boy said that at about 11:30 p.m., he rode his scooter to Southwest Kinnaman Street at Southwest 182nd Avenue. While he was there, he said another young male approached him, asked him the time, then attempted to rob him of his cellphone and scooter. The boy said the suspect had a knife and that he was stabbed as they struggled. The boy rode home on his scooter and his parents took him to the hospital.
Sheriff's deputies, along with a Tigard K9 and handler, responded to the area to search for the suspect and evidence, but were unable to locate anything of significance.
The Washington County Violent Crime Unit detectives were contacted and are continuing the investigation. Detectives believe that the victim did not know the suspect.
The suspect is described as being 17 to 20 years old, having darker skin, gauge earrings, short dark hair and measuring 5 feet, 6 inches to 5-8 tall. He was reportedly wearing a gray jacket with black pants.
Detectives are seeking the public's help regarding this case. If you have any information, call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 503-846-2500.