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Jordan Douglas Powell-Mathewson charged with stabbing restaurant employee, who police say he did not know, on Aug. 30

MCSO PHOTO - Jordan Powell-MathewsonA local man has been arrested after police say he stabbed a restaurant employee in Portland "multiple times."

Beaverton resident Jordan Douglas Powell-Mathewson, 29, now faces a charge of second-degree assault.

North Precinct officers responded to the alleged stabbing in the 700 block of Northeast Weidler Street in the Lloyd District around 1:21 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, according to a news release.

Officers arrived on scene and found an adult male victim, who was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of "non-life-threatening" injuries.

Police say the victim was taking a break from work in the parking lot when he was allegedly approached by Powell-Mathewson, who the victim "did not know."

Police say they arrested Powell-Mathewson near his car in the parking lot. A knife was reportedly recovered at the scene.

Powell-Mathewson is in custody at the North Portland jail. Since 2016, he has been charged for second-degree theft, DUII, possession of methamphetamine, first-degree criminal trespass, first-degree robbery, menacing and other offenses, according to court records


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