Woman stabbed blocks away from Sunnyside Elementary

Suspect in case arrested on Thursday

Portland Police investigate a stabbing in SE Portland near a grade school, June 26, 2017 (KOIN)
Portland Police investigate a stabbing in SE Portland near a grade school, June 26, 2017 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A woman was stabbed multiple times in Southeast Portland about 2 blocks away from Sunnyside Elementary School.

Timothy Beasley, 35, was arrested in connection with a stabbing in Southeast Portland, June 29, 2017. (MCSO)

Police responded to the area of SE 33rd Avenue and Taylor Street around 3 a.m. Monday after receiving a report of a woman down on the ground. The woman had been stabbed multiple times, according to police.

On Thursday, 35-year-old Timothy Lee Beasley was arrested in connection with the stabbing. It’s unclear whether he and the victim knew each other.

The woman was taken to a local hospital. Her injuries were not considered life-threatening, according to police.

Beasley was booked into jail on charges of attempted murder, first-degree assault and first-degree robbery.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call 503.823.0400.