A man was arrested after deputies say he assaulted his neighbor and then refused to come down from a roof for a couple of hours.

The incident started at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday near Southwest 188th Court and Farmington Road in Aloha, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

According to deputies, a man attacked his neighbor with a knife and a broken beer bottle. The suspect ran from the scene and then climbed onto the roof of an apartment complex.

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Deputies called in crisis negotiators and after about two hours, the man came down off the roof.

The suspect, identified as Gerardo Lopez-Chavez, was arrested and faces charges of assault II, three counts of menacing, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated harassment and second degree criminal mischief.

Lopez-Chavez is scheduled to be arraigned Monday afternoon.

Investigators said he was involved in a similar fight in Portland a few days ago and has been lodged in the Washington County jail 15 times since 2010.

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