Man stabbed in the chest in Gresham

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A 68-year-old man was stabbed in the chest Monday night, police said.

It happened on Northeast 23rd near Liberty Avenue.

Gresham police said he was confronting a group of men who were causing a disturbance when it happened.

The victim is in stable condition. The man's wound was not beyond his chest cavity.

K-9 units are currently searching for the suspect, who ran off after the attack.

Police said the suspect was in his late teens or early 20s.

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