Clackamas carjacking suspect held by witnesses



PORTLAND — Police say a carjacking suspect armed with a knife was caught and held by witnesses after he threatened a man with a gun in Portland.

Police say the man who had been driving a stolen car, carjacked a truck Sunday in the parking lot of a Clackamas County motel.

He sped onto Interstate 205 and hit two cars before he exited in Portland. He stopped at a Portland restaurant parking lot and threatened a man with a knife. But the victim had a gun. The suspect dropped the knife and tried to run, but was held by witnesses until police arrived.

The suspect was treated at a Portland hospital and booked into the Clackamas County Jail on multiple charges. He also is wanted on arrest warrants from Columbia County.