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NE Portland carjacking suspect in custody

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The person accused of stealing a car and hiding out in a Northeast Portland apartment complex was taken into custody Wednesday evening. 

The Portland Police Bureau confirmed a carjacking took place around 5:30 p.m. near the Steel Bridge and the suspect fled on foot. 

Officers were looking for the suspect using a K-9 and said the person hid inside the Paramount Apartments complex near North Broadway and North Wheeler Avenue.  

By 6:30 p.m., officers confirmed they didn’t find the suspect inside the building. 

However, officers and firefighters surrounded the building once again a short time later and took a man into custody around 7:30 p.m. 

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