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News Release
stabbing and sexual assault investigation - 09/21/21

On September 21, 2021 at approximately 1:10 PM, officers and detectives with the Roseburg Police Department responded to the area of 508 NE Winchester Street regarding a reported stabbing and attempted rape. When officers arrived, they found a 60 year old Roseburg woman was injured due to a stab wound; the injured woman was transported to Mercy Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect in this case, 31 year old Brandon Kittleson, was located nearby and contacted by law enforcement.

During the subsequent investigation, detectives charged Kittleson with Attempted Rape 1, Assault 2 and Harassment. Kittleson was lodged at Douglas County Corrections on those charges.

The suspect and victim did not appear to be known to each other.

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