Alexander Anderson, booking photo

Alexander Anderson, booking photo.

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A Portland man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman pleaded guilty to charges Monday afternoon.

Alexander Anderson pleaded guilty to kidnapping in the first degree and sodomy in the first degree.

Law enforcement started to investigate Anderson in March 2017 after a woman reported to police that she had been sexually assaulted by a stranger in north Portland.

Anderson after he was arrested in 2018 faced a 14-count indictment alleging he took the woman without her consent from one place to another, secretly confining and terrorizing her.

The indictment alleged Anderson strangled the woman and forced her to engage in sex acts.

Anderson is facing several other charges, including strangulation and sexual abuse, but those charges will be dismissed at his sentencing next month.

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This isn't really relevant to this news article, but there are groups of people who repeatedly misidentify criminal suspects in Portland. It leads to following innocent people around who look like criminal suspects from photographs. They park their cars outside their place of business/home, follow them around in public, and spread rumors about the misidentified person on toxic social media forums. I found out that such groups do not work for any local law enforcement or security agency, or if they do they are doing it off duty.

Pretty sure someone misidentified an innocent person as this criminal suspect before he was arrested or charged. That means someone got exploited by a bunch of human garbage for no reason.


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