Witnesses chase down, hold Portland stabbing suspect

Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend held on attempted murder charge

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PORTLAND — Police say three men who witnessed a stabbing in downtown Portland on Monday chased down the suspect and held him until officers arrived.

Officers arrested the 26-year-old man and booked him into the Multnomah County Jail on an attempted murder charge.

The victim is the man’s 27-year-old ex-girlfriend. She was taken to a hospital in serious condition with multiple stab wounds.

Police say the two were arguing near Union Station when the man pulled out a knife, stabbed her and ran away. The witnesses caught the man under the Broadway Bridge.