PORTLAND Milwaukie police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a brutal assault Thursday that left a man bleeding in the street.

Joseph Garvey, 59, was walking near his home in the 12200 block of Southeast 19th Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday when he yelled at a passing car to slow down.

Garvey said a suspect came out of the car and assaulted him, then drove away. Garvey suffered a broken nose, lost a tooth and needed muliple stitches.

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On Sunday, Milwaukie police asked the public to help them find a person of interest.

Officials are searching for Timothy Richard Sullivan, 26.

He is wanted for questioning regarding the incident, said Officer Ulli Neitch, spokeswoman for the Milwaukie Police Department.

Anyone with information about Sullivan or the incident should call 503-786-7500.

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