Man arrested in Portland after allegedly targeting women in elevators

A man in Portland has been arrested after police said he threatened to sexually assault two women.

Posted: Nov 6, 2017 5:50 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A man is facing kidnapping and attempted sex assault charges after he allegedly threatened to attack two women.

Police arrested Jeffrey Lane on Saturday near Washington Square Mall.

Investigators said he followed a woman into a parking garage elevator in downtown Portland on October 18. They said the woman pushed him out after he threatened to assault her.

Then a few days later, police said Lane followed another woman into an elevator and tried to assault her. She was also able to get away.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 4399

Reported Deaths: 159
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah119462
Marion99926
Washington75218
Clackamas32412
Deschutes1280
Umatilla1233
Linn1199
Polk10112
Lane773
Yamhill747
Jackson680
Benton575
Jefferson450
Clatsop450
Klamath440
Malheur320
Coos310
Douglas280
Wasco281
Hood River280
Josephine231
Lincoln180
Columbia160
Morrow120
Curry70
Union60
Tillamook60
Crook60
Wallowa20
Lake20
Sherman10
Harney10
Grant10
Baker10
Unassigned00
Eugene
Scattered Clouds
48° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 48°
Corvallis
Scattered Clouds
51° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 51°
Roseburg
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 51°
North Bend
Few Clouds
48° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 48°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events