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Suspect Arrested for Serious Assault at Nail Salon - 12/06/17

On December 5th, 2017, at 8:13pm Corvallis Police Department Officers responded to the Corvallis Nails and Spa, at 2321 NW Kings Blvd for an assault that had just occurred. A 50-year-old Corvallis man was assaulted by a suspect, later identified as 49-year-old Than Kim of Albany. The suspect had fled the area by the time officers arrived. The victim, who was known to Kim, suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the assault. The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis by Corvallis Fire Department Paramedics. Information regarding the victim's identity and his current medical status is not available at this time.

Kim was later located and arrested in Albany with the help of the Albany Police Department. He was lodged at the Benton County Jail on a charge of Assault I. The investigation is still on going and has been assisted by Albany PD, Benton County Sheriff's Office, Philomath PD, and the Oregon State Police Crime Lab.

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