'I just want him caught': Portland woman punched after confronting suspected thief

The victim said she saw the suspect steal things off her neighbors’ porches before telling him to leave.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland woman said she was assaulted after telling a stranger to stay off her neighbors’ porches.

Police responded to Southeast 19th Avenue near Southeast Bybee Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. Sunday night.

Neighbor Anna Fischer said she noticed a man trespassing onto her neighbors’ porches and taking things. She went outside and confronted the man from across the street.

“I shouted at him, ‘You need to get out of here, you don’t live here, you need to go,’” said Fischer. “He

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