Man stabbed neighbor in head with knife

PORTLAND, OR – North Precinct officers responded to the 8500 block of North Argyle Way on reports of a stabbing on December 23, 2020, at approximately 2:46 a.m.  Officers arrived on the scene and located the victim who had escaped to safety in a nearby neighbor’s apartment. Officers learned the victim had been stabbed in the temple with a knife. Due to their injuries, the victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The victim is expected to survive.

Shortly after the officers arrived on the scene, the suspect was located and arrested. 33-year-old Said Osman Mohamad was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Assault II and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

The investigation continues to be ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this incident they are asked to contact Detective Calvin Goldring at Calvin.Goldring@portlandoregon.gov or (503)-823-0256