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Deputies: Naked man referenced Sasquatch before attacking hunter

Linus Norgren, booking photo Linus Norgren, booking photo
MANNING, OR (KPTV) -

A naked man is accused of brutally attacking a hunter in a remote wooded area Thursday morning.

Deputies were called to the Manning area north of Banks in unincorporated Washington County at 9 a.m.

They said a naked man attacked the hunter, but the hunter was eventually able to get the upper hand and held the clothingless suspect at gunpoint until authorities could reach the scene.

Deputies said it was very difficult to locate the men because of the thick forest and steep terrain. They used air horns and had the hunter blow a whistle to pinpoint his exact location.

Once they found him after about 90 minutes of searching, deputies detained the naked man and began to learn more about the bizarre situation.

The victim said the suspect, identified as Linus Norgren, 20, made a reference to Sasquatch before his violent outburst.

The 58-year-old hunter said Norgren used a rock the size of an apple to hit him on the head multiple times. The victim said the naked man also used a piece of clothing to choke him.

When Norgren stopped the attack, the victim used his hunting rifle to keep the suspect in the area. Deputies said the man had the gun on Norgren when they finally found the scene.

Deputies still don't have a motive for the attack or a reason why Norgren was naked.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and then booked in jail on charges of second-degree assault, strangulation and menacing. Additional charges are expected as the investigation continues.

The hunter was taken to the hospital. His wife told Fox 12 he was getting a CT scan Thursday afternoon. Deputies did not believe his injuries were life-threatening.

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