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News Release
Security Officer Arrested After Stabbing a Victim in the Hazelwood Neighborhood - 09/14/23

A suspect working as a security officer is facing an assault charge after stabbing a victim in the Hazelwood Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 8:14a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the parking lot of a multi-business retail complex in the 500 block of Northeast 122nd Avenue. When officers arrived they found an injured adult male victim. The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

PPB Officers learned that a security officer working at the bottle return business was involved in a physical altercation with a man in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 12100 block of Northeast Glisan Street. During the altercation, the security officer stabbed the man with a knife. The security officer remained on scene and cooperated with police.

Detectives with the Portland Police Major Crimes Unit began investigating. Detectives arrested Arturo Troncoso, Jr, 19, and booked him into the Multnomah County Detention Center on a charge of Assault in the Second Degree.

If anyone has information about this case and has not already spoken to police, please e-mail Detective Rachel Baer at Rachel.baer@police.portlandoregon.gov.


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