Carjack suspect pulls knife on man with gun

Carjack suspect pulls knife on man with gun

Carjack suspect pulls knife on man with gun

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by Associated Press

kgw.com

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Updated Monday, May 13 at 10:10 AM

PORTLAND -- Police say a carjacking suspect armed with a knife was caught and held by witnesses in Portland after he threatened a man who happened to have a gun.

Police say the man who had been driving a stolen car, carjacked a truck Sunday in the parking lot of a Clackamas County motel.

He sped onto Interstate 205 and hit two cars before he exited in Portland. He stopped at a Portland restaurant parking lot and threatened a man with a knife. But the victim had a gun. The suspect dropped the knife and tried to run, but was held by witnesses until police arrived.

The suspect was treated at a Portland hospital and booked into the Clackamas County Jail on multiple charges. He also is wanted on arrest warrants from Columbia County.

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