Portland Police need help identifying a stabbing suspect and finding the victim's dog.
On June 16 around 11:30 p.m., a female waiting for a bus at the NE 82nd Avenue and NE Schuyler Street bus stop when she was stabbed in the chest by an unknown male. The attack appeared to be random and unprovoked.
The suspect was described as a 30-year-old White male, approximately 5'5" tall with a pudgy build. He had stubble on his chin and neck and short dark hair. At the time of the assault, he wore a plaid shirt, baggy jeans, white tennis shoes and a black or white baseball cap.
The adult female victim lost control of her 2-year-old Chihuahua named Damu during the incident. Damu was last seen running in the area of 82nd Avenue near the Banfield Pet Hospital. Damu does not have a collar or leash and has not been micro-chipped.
If you can ID the suspect or have any information that can assist in the investigation or have located Damu please contact Det. Jeff Sharp Jeff.Sharp@portlandoregon.gov or Det. Shaye Samora Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov