Police: Man wielding hatchet accused of hitting Oregon office worker

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Oregon Man Accused Of Wielding Hatchet, Attacking Man

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Police on Wednesday arrested a hatchet-wielding suspect accused of clobbering an office worker in downtown Portland, authorities said.

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Nathan J. Shrader, 35, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault, the newspaper reported.

The man who was injured in the 7:45 a.m. incident did not require medical attention, KPTV reported. He works in the Standard Insurance Center, the television station reported.

The man's attacker had left the scene when police arrived, but Shrader was found a short time later and arrested, the Oregonian reported. Police said they also recovered the hatchet, according to the newspaper..

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