The Oregon State Police (OSP) are seeking the public’s help locating a man suspected of assaulting his girlfriend Monday while she was driving on Hwy. 101, according to a press release.
At around noon, Oct. 30, OSP was called to a report of a man, identified as Nahcoma Michael Lee Epperson, 21, of Siletz, allegedly assaulting a woman who was driving southbound on Hwy. 101 from Lincoln City to Toledo. He was the passenger of the vehicle.
Troopers responded and learned the girlfriend, an 18-year-old woman, was assaulted by Epperson while she was driving.
Police say Epperson was last seen near the Dairy Queen in Toledo, but is likely in the Siletz area. He is also reported to have connections to the Salem area.
Anyone with information concerning Epperson’s whereabouts is asked to contact OSP Northern Command Center at 1-800-452-7888.