Police seek help identifying man suspected of assaulting boy with a knife

Gresham police released these surveillance photos of the man they say assaulted a 14-year-old boy with a knife.

Police are looking for a man who they say wounded a boy with a knife on a MAX platform in October.

Police say the assault happened just before 6 p.m. on Oct. 6 on the MAX platform at 162nd Avenue and Burnside Street.

Police said the man had wounded a 14-year-old boy in the neck and the hand with a knife. The boy’s injuries were not life threatening.

Police said the man was in his 30s. He was 5 feet 10 inches tall, was of medium build and had numerous facial piercings.

The man had left the scene before police arrived.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call Gresham police at 503-618-2719.

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