Man arrested after police say he stabbed woman in SE Portland

Man arrested after police say he stabbed woman in SE Portland
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Police arrested a man after they said he stabbed a woman in Southeast Portland early Tuesday morning.

According to Portland police, 48-year-old Acension Rosales faces a charge of attempted murder for stabbing 41-year-old Marselia Maldonado-Diaz. Police said the stabbing was related to domestic violence.

The stabbing happened near 142nd Avenue and Southeast Division Street just before 6:30 a.m.

Medics took Maldonado-Diaz to a hospital. Police said her injuries are life threatening.