Stabbing in downtown Portland leaves one injured; arrest made

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PORTLAND — Police have identified the man suspected of stabbing another man near the Cheerful Tortoise in downtown Portland as 27-year-old Shawntaviou Henderson.

Henderson was jailed on suspicion of second-degree assault and a probation violation, Portland police said in a news release.

He’s being held in the Multnomah County Detention Center.

A 28-year-old man was stabbed near the Cheerful Tortoise in downtown Portland Thursday night. The victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police say the suspect and victim were involved in some sort of “disturbance” before the stabbing. A knife believed to be the weapon used in the incident was recovered by police upon canvassing the area.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the non-emergency Portland Police line at 503-823-333.