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Clerk stabbed during afternoon robbery

A North Portland deli clerk was stabbed during a Monday afternoon robbery.

Portland police said the clerk at Jazimes Deli in the 9300 block of North Whitaker Road, was stabbed at about 1:26 p.m. by a man who came into the business and demanded money.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Police have not released the clerk's name or details of the incident.

Witnesses said the robbery suspect was a Hispanic man dressed in dark clothes. He apparently stabbed the clerk in the leg and left the business, jumping into a gold Toyota Corolla driven by another person.