ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) -- A man accused of stabbing another man in a racist attack at an Oregon truck stop has made an initial court appearance.
Malheur County Circuit Court records show 29-year-old Nolan Levi Strauss appeared Monday on charges of attempted second-degree murder, assault, bias crime and unlawful use of a weapon.
His case has been referred to a grand jury.
Ontario police say Strauss, a commercial truck driver from Nebraska, attacked Ronnell Hughes, a 48-year-old black man, and stabbed him several times in the neck at an Arby's Restaurant on Saturday morning.
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