Man arrested just after refusing to fork out for foodstuff at Portland restaurant, stabbing operator, data present

A 23-12 months-aged male was arrested previous 7 days on suspicion of stabbing a downtown Portland restaurant owner who questioned him to fork out for his food, information show.

Moses Trujillo-Rodriguez is accused of felony assault and illegal use of a weapon in the Sept. 29 incident. He’s currently being held in the Multnomah County Inverness Jail on $255,000 bail.

Mazen Khoury, owner of Habibi Cafe on Southwest Morrison Avenue, advised police that Trujillo-Rodriguez became irate when asked if he was prepared to spend for his foods, according to a possible bring about affidavit.

Trujillo-Rodriguez demanded to borrow a cellphone to use Apple Shell out and mentioned he would not fork out for the meals, in accordance to Khoury, who then questioned him to go away and walked toward the doorway.

Trujillo-Rodriguez then stabbed Khoury in the again, slashed his arm and ran out the doorway, the affidavit states.

Khoury and restaurant workforce adopted Trujillo-Rodriguez, who is also referenced in information by the surname Trullio, right up until law enforcement showed up and took Trujillo-Rodriguez into custody.

Trujillo-Rodriguez confirmed to a detective that he realized he couldn’t fork out for the food items he requested and that he stabbed the restaurant operator in the back again, in accordance to the affidavit.

Khoury was taken to a hospital for therapy.

— Jim Ryan

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