Suspect sought in beating of driver in Portland near protest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, say they’ve identified a suspect who allegedly punched and kicked a man to the ground after he crashed his pickup truck on a sidewalk near ongoing demonstrations. Authorities received a report around 10:30 p.m. Sunday of protesters chasing a truck a few blocks from Portland’s downtown federal courthouse. The driver crashed and was assaulted. Police in a statement Tuesday say the suspect is a 25-year-old man that they are trying to find. Authorities also say that the victim has been released from the hospital and is recovering. He was unconscious when police arrived at the scene of the assault.