McMinnville teen struck with blow dart while jogging

3 ½-inch-long dart hit teen while he was jogging in Joe Dancer Park

A blow dart similar to the one pictures here struck a teen while he was jogging in McMinnville's Joe Dancer Park, August 19,2014. (KOIN 6)
A blow dart similar to the one pictures here struck a teen while he was jogging in McMinnville's Joe Dancer Park, August 19,2014. (KOIN 6)

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A teen reportedly was hit with a blow dart while jogging in Joe Dancer Park on Tuesday.

A view of Joe dancer Park in McMinnville as seen on Google Street View, August 2012. (Google Street View)
A view of Joe dancer Park in McMinnville as seen on Google Street View, August 2012. (Google Street View)

McMinnville police said the high school student said the dart struck him, as an older, small, blue pickup truck with horizontal lines running along the side panels behind the doors passed him.

The teen’s family turned the 3 ½-inch-long dart over to police.

Anyone with information concerning the suspect vehicle is asked to contact Officer Sherry McCuistion at 503.434.7307 and reference case number 14-03842.

The case remains under investigation at this time.

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