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Oregon Thieves Steal Cane from a Blind Washington Man

OREGON CITY, Ore. - Police in Oregon are searching for a pair of thieves who stole the cane of a blind Washington state man at a shopping mall while laughing at him and leaving him injured.

The Clackamas County sheriff's office said 40-year-old James Davis of Vancouver, Wash., had taken the light rail line to the Clackamas Town Center in Portland last Friday when he was attacked.

Davis told deputies that two young men he said sounded like teenagers pried the cane from his hand and injured his shoulder, requiring medical attention.

Davis said the suspects were laughing and giggling when they approached him. He also told deputies it would take him a couple of months to save the $40 for a replacement cane.

 

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