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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.

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