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Police search for suspects in robbery, assault case on Sauvie Island

Victim reportedly held down, pepper sprayed


Oregon State Police are looking for two suspects involved in an assault and armed robbery on Walton Beach on Sauvie Island last week.

On Wednesday, July 13, between 7 p.m. and midnight a man in his 50s who was kiteboarding on Walton Beach on the Sauvie Island Wildlife area was attacked by two individuals who robbed him, stealing unknown items from his backpack, according to OSP Trooper Joe Dezso. The man was reportedly held down and pepper sprayed while the suspects took items from a backpack while at the beach area on the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area, according to a police report from OSP.

The suspects were described is the release as adult, white males in their 20s. One man was described as having a thin build, a shaved head, a single cross tattoo under each eye and a large red tattoo on the left side of his face starting near his eyebrow and possible tattoos on his arms.

"Those are some pretty unique tattoos for some ne to have on their face and neck and we're hoping that someone out there recognizes that and we can get some more informatio," Dezso said.

The second suspect was described as having a husky build with dark hair and approximately 5-feet-11-inches tall.

Anyone with information regarding the case should contact OSP Trooper Joe Dezso 503-410-1503 or the OSP Northern Command Center at 800-452-7888.

This story has been updated to reflect the correct the spelling of Trooper Joe Dezso.