PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was arrested following a stabbing during the continued protests in downtown Portland early Saturday morning.
The Portland Police Bureau said the victim was stabbed around 2:30 a.m. near SW 5th Avenue and SW Salmon Street as crowds were dispersing. When officers arrived, they found the victim, as well as another man who was being held down by several other people.
Police said the victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The suspect, identified as 43-year-old Blake Hampe, was arrested at the scene. Police said Hampe has been charged with assault and was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.