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Police: Gang member stabbed 13-year-old girl at party

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland police on Wednesday arrested a man who they said stabbed a 13-year-old girl last month.


Maximilliano Rigo Resendiz-Thompson, 20, stabbed the girl during a scuffle at a party on May 25, police said. The girl's injuries were not life-threatening.


Police began investigating after the girl showed up at a Portland hospital with a stab wound. She told police she was punched in the face and stabbed in the back by a man at a party.


Investigators from the Gang Enforcement Team arrested Resendiz-Thompson at his Gresham home on Wednesday. Police say he is a known gang member.


Resendiz-Thompson faces charges of assault in the second degree and unlawful use of a weapon.

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