Arrest Made in Assault on Riverwalk

Astoria Police Officers have identified two suspects involved in an assault on the Riverwalk on May 1st, 2023. Both suspects are juveniles, one was taken into custody, and the other has been referred to the District Attorney for charges.

Astoria Police officers responded to a disturbance at the Holiday Inn located at 204 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, on May 1, 2023, at 9:13 PM.  Officers contacted a female who reported that several teenagers had assaulted her while walking on the Riverwalk.  The investigation revealed that the victim approached a group of teenagers on the Riverwalk and started conversing with them.  There was an altercation as the teenagers attempted to leave the area, and the victim was assaulted with a skateboard.  Officers identified the suspects and were able to locate them on May 3rd.  The primary offender was taken into custody, and one other teen that took part in the assault was referred to the District Attorney for charges.

Please call Detective Duryea at 503-325-4111 if you have any information about this case.