Redmond Teen Stabbed at Playground | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon

Redmond Teen Stabbed at Playground

Three arrested in what Police say was an unwarranted, unprovoked attack

click to enlarge Redmond Teen Stabbed at Playground
Deschutes County Jail
Noah Huber, 18, left, and Isiah Kane Laack, 18, right, were arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing and an assault at Hope Playground in Redmond on Saturday.

Three young men wearing bandanas and equipped with box cutters and brass knuckles allegedly attacked a group of young juveniles playing tag at Hope Playground in Redmond on Saturday. In what Redmond Police say was an unprovoked attack, a 15-year old boy suffered non-life threatening stab wounds after being wounded by a box-cutter reported to be used by 18-year-old Noah Huber. Another 16-year old male was allegedly assaulted with brass knuckles by 18-year-old Isiah Laack. Both men were arrested and lodged at Deschutes County Jail after a brief investigation. The 15-year old was transported to Redmond St. Charles Medical Center and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after fleeing with his friends to a nearby McDonald’s where they called the police.

Lieutenant Jesse Petersen, wrote in a written press release that the attackers were caught after Redmond Police and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office set up a perimeter of the playground and utilized a police canine unit to extensively search the area. Video surveillance helped identify the three suspects, including an additional 15-year old male juvenile from Bend.

In violation of parole, Laack was transported to Deschutes County Adult Jail where he was charged with Attempted Assault I, Assault II x 2, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing x 4, Disorderly Conduct II and a Parole/Probation Violation. Isiah Laack's bail for the above-listed crimes was set at $190,000. He is being held on a no-bail Parole/Probation Violation.

Huber was transported to the Deschutes County Adult Jail, where he was lodged for the following crimes: Attempted Assault I, Assault II, Assault III, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing x 4, Tampering with Evidence, Disorderly Conduct II, and a Parole/Probation Violation. Huber’s bail was set at $197,500 and he also is being held on a no-bail Parole/Probation Violation.

The 15-year-old male juvenile was arrested for Assault III, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Disorderly Conduct II.

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