Suspect sought after woman is attacked in violent home invasion

PORTLAND, Ore. - A woman was attacked in her home Tuesday afternoon and police are now trying to track down the suspect.

The crime happened around 1:30 p.m. at a residence near the Beavercreek Post Office.

A woman called 9-1-1 and said she had been hit on the head by a man who broke into her home and that she needed medical help.

The victim, who is in her 40s, was taken to a local hospital to get checked out. In the meantime, deputies, including a K9, searched for the suspect but were unable to locate him.

The woman told police that she did not know the man and that he attacked her for no apparent reason. She said she struggled with the man until he fled on foot out her front door. Nothing was stolen from the home.

Because of the nature of the attack, investigators are considering the crime an attempted rape.

Suspect Description

  • White male
  • 40 to 50 years old
  • 6 feet tall
  • Weighs between 160 and 185 pounds
  • Has light brown and gray hair with a mustache and beard


Anyone with information that can help investigators is asked to call the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office tip line at (503) 723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form.

You can also submit crime-tip text messages to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office from a cell phone. All you have to do is send a text message to CRIMES (274637 on your phone keypad) with the keyword CCSO as the first word in the message body.