FBI Offers Reward In Attack On Wheelchair-Bound Man


The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of those responsible for a reported attack on a 56-year-old disabled Gresham, Oregon man.

The victim is a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy.

According to the FBI, on October 27 the victim was driving his wheelchair in the bike lane westbound along E. Burnside near SE 1st Street in Gresham. He was approached by three or four men who, he says, punched him several times. He received medical treatment for minor injuries.

The attackers are described as white or Hispanic in their late teens or early 20’s. No further description is available. The FBI and Gresham Police Department are jointly investigating this case.

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