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Police investigate two sexual assaults

Police are investigating two recent reported stranger-to-stranger sexual assaults.

The first one allegedly took place at 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11, at the east end of the Steel Bridge. Officers contacted the victim, an adult female, who said she had been sexually assaulted by a stranger. The victim said she was able to fight off the suspect, who was described as an African American male in his 30's.

Anyone with information about this incident or suspect is asked to contact Detective Tracy Chamberlin at (503) 823-4783 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The second one allegedly took place late in the evening of Wednesday, March 12, or early in the morning of Thursday, March 13. Officers contacted the victim, an 18-year-old female, who reported that she had been sexually assaulted in the area of North Knott Street and Mississippi Avenue by two suspects. They are described as a male black approximately 6' tall and possibly with facial tattoos and a male white, also approximately 6' tall.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Jennifer Musser at 503-823-1097.