Portland police release photos of suspect accused of yelling racial slurs, spitting on family

PORTLAND, Oregon — Police need help to identify a man accused of spitting on and physically assaulting a southwest Portland business owner and his family. Portland police released photos of the suspect on Monday.

On Aug. 21, a police officer responded to the assault around 2:45 p.m. near Southwest 2nd Avenue and Southwest Pine Street. Tommy Ly told police that there was an altercation with a “biker.” Ly told KGW that he and his family were walking in a crosswalk when the man on a bike “came barreling down” and almost hit his mom. He told the man to watch out and that’s when the situation escalated.

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