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Just what prompted this stabbing in the Creston-Kenilworth neigthborhood has not yet been disclosed

DAVID F. ASHTON - Police cordoned off the area in the Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood where a person was stabbed - while the victim was being loaded into the waiting ambulance. After reports of a stabbing were called in to the 9-1-1 Center at 5:38 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, Central Precinct officers responded to 32nd Avenue, between S.E. Powell Boulevard and Francis Street, to look into it.

"Officers found an adult male victim with a stab wound; the victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance," remarked PPB Public Information Officer Sergeant Brad Yakots. "Officers secured the crime scene, and detectives assisted in the investigation; a suspect was has been detained in this incident."

MCDC BOOKING PHOTO - 70-year-old Darrold Alan Riddle faces a felony assault charge in the knifing incident. The following day, Yakots revealed that the victim had suffered a non-life threatening injury – and that 70-year-old Darrold Alan Riddle had been arrested. "Detectives are still piecing together what occurred," he said.

Riddle was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC) at 8:10 p.m. on the 4th, on one count of Assault in the Second Degree.

After hearing the details of the crime, a judge increased Riddle's bail from $50,000 to $250,000 for this Class B Felony charge, and the suspect remains at Inverness Jail in lieu of bail.

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