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Police release 'handsome' suspect sketch

Photo Credit: PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Sketch of suspect in Oct. 4 home invasion.Police have released a sketch of the Saturday home invasion suspect described as "handsome."

The homeowner, who was assaulted, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a "handsome" black male in his 20's, approximately 6' tall ,with a muscular build wearing dark clothes.

According to police, at 1:21 p.m. on Oct. 4, the suspect, forced his way into a residence in the 3200 block of Northeast 16th avenue. He then assaulted the homeowner, who was able to escape and summon police.

The SERT team arrived and surrounded the house, but the suspect escaped.

Officers and detectives have been unable to locate the suspect despite the use of K-9 and SERT officers.

Police say the the suspect and victim do not appear to be related.

Anyone who may have information about this case is asked to contact Detective Sharp at 503-823-9773 or email at Jeff.Sharp@portlandoregon.gov.

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