Portland man arrested on bias crime charges

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Police have arrested a 36-year-old man on bias crime charges for allegedly threatening another person with a firearm at an encampment.

Police said Kipong Somsanuk was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail Sunday on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, menacing and intimidation.

No one was injured.

Police say Somsanuk made biased statements while menacing the victim with a firearm in the Lents neighborhood in southeast Portland.

Police did not immediately provide details of what was said.