EUGENE, Ore. (KMTR) –- Eugene police have arrested a man accused of attacking a woman Wednesday morning near Oakway Center.
Officers say they found Michael Eastman, 27, hiding in blackberry bushes late Wednesday night behind the Albertson’s on Coburg Road. Police said he was camping near an 18-year-old woman, when he beat and raped her. She’s still in the hospital.
Last year, the Lane County Sheriff's Office arrested Eastman for a parole violation. They say he’s an untreated sex offender with several mental health issues.