PORTLAND, Ore. — Police are looking for suspects in three stabbings on Portland’s east side who may be as young as 11-years-old. The attacks happened on Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
Two males with a mallet and steel bar beat up a homeless man at Southeast 122nd and Powell around 7:30pm, hitting him several times in the head. Security guards stopped the attack. The victim’s injuries are said to be significant.
A young boy and 18-year-old Jakub Cyr were arrested.
Four boys between 11 and 15-years-old tried robbing a homeless woman at Gateway Transit Center around 10:00pm. Her husband confronted the boys and was stabbed in the neck. His injuries are said to be serious.
About three hours later just after 1:00am, another homeless man was stabbed five times at his camp in the Lents neighborhood.
Then about 90 minutes later around 2:30am, a fourth victim was attacked with a hatchet near Southeast 92nd and Flavel. He was uncooperative providing more information to police.
All four victims are expected to survive. There’s a $2,500 reward for information that leads to arrests.