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Arrest made in Rose Quarter area assault

Quincy Winn charged with assaulting Benson High School student
by: MULTNOMAH COUNTY Quincy Winn

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man for assaulting a 15-year-old male Benson High School student near the Rose Quarter Transit Station in January.

Quincy Wynn was charged with three counts of assault in the second degree and one count of tampering With physical evidence.

This arrest is in connection with a January 2012 assault on a 15-year-old male near the Rose Quarter Transit Station. Wynn was booked into the Multnomah County Jail. Bail is set at $755,000.

According to police, at 8:07 a.m. on Jan. 11, Transit Police Division officers were dispatched to the report of a fight at the TriMet MAX platform at 1000 North Interstate Avenue. When the officers arrived, they found the victim and called for medical personnel to respond. He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers learned that the victim left a wrestling tournament at Benson High School and was on his way home. He was crossing North Interstate Avenue to get to the northbound Yellow Line when the driver of a silver Toyota Avalon yelled something at him as he crossed the street. The victim was wearing ear buds, so he pulled them out and asked what was said, The driver of the Avalon then got out and punched the victim in the head.

The victim stumbled and fell down on to the MAX tracks where the suspect came over and kicked him in the head, then got back in the Avalon and drove away northbound on North Interstate Avenue.

Several witnesses talked to police about what occurred and provided information about the suspect, as well as the license plate of the suspect vehicle.

Portland Police detectives assigned to the Assault Detail followed up the initial information. Working with officers from North Precinct, East Precinct, the Drugs and Vice Division, and the Transit Police Division, and the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office, the detectives were able to identify Wynn as the suspect and present the case to a Multnomah County Grand Jury.