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Oregon man held in alleged knife attack on ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend

Ivory J. Watkins was arrested Saturday for the stabbing of his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend in Portland, Ore.
(Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

An Oregon man was arrested last week for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend during a fight in Southeast Portland.

Ivory J. Watkins, Jr., 43, remained Wednesday, held on suspicion of second-degree assault against Noor Ahmed, the ex-girlfriend of the friend. Watkins allegedly stabbed Ahmed in his neck, chin, abdomen and back with a knife that had a six-inch blade, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Ahmed is expected to survive, the Oregonian reported.

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Watkins and Ahmed fought at a gas station, where the girlfriend broke up the fight, the report said. Then Ahmed and the girlfriend drove off, but Watkins followed the couple and caught.

The men fought as Ahmed was stabbed, according to court papers.

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The police found blood in Watkin’s blue SUV, the report said. The girlfriend, identified Watkins as the attacker, after initially giving the wrong name.

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