Japanese student living in Portland recognizes bias crime suspect as his attacker

A young man from Japan who is studying in Portland says he was assaulted in late June, and now he recognizes bias crime suspect Dylan Kesterson as his attacker.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Japanese student living in Portland said Dylan Kesterson, the man accused of attacking people of Asian descent in two separate incidents, also attacked him last month. 

Kaito Nakajima, 21, is halfway through a six-month stay studying at an English language school in Portland. He believes he is also a victim of Kesterson, who is facing multiple charges including hate crime, known as bias crime under Oregon law.

Nakajima said it was

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