Scissors and teeth used in Northwest Portland attack; Man arrested
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 42-year-old man is facing multiple charges, including a bias crime, after setting clothes on fire, cutting a man with scissors and then biting him while hurling racial slurs after a possible stalking. A biracial couple immediately before the incident that happened Saturday afternoon in Northwest Portland.
Police arrested Corey A. Nelson quickly reached the area of Northwest 6th and Glisan. Officials said Nisenson spat at one of the officers when they arrived around 1:45 p.m
A man who has been bitten and cut with scissors will recover. Officials are still searching for the couple who may have been chased just before the attack.
Nisenson was booked on assault and bias crime charges. He also faces aggravated harassment, reckless arson and fourth-degree assault.
The investigation is open and active. Anyone with information is asked to contact Portland Police regarding Case No. 24-33521.