SCAPPOOSE, Ore. A 32-year-old registered sex offender was arrested for attempted murder and the kidnapping of a woman Sunday night.

Columbia County deputies said someone called 911 late Sunday night to report a man was seen running his vehicle into a female on Wikstrom Road near Highway 30. Police said the man was seen leaving an injured woman at the scene.

The woman met the suspect while fishing in the Scappoose Dike area.

Investigators later arrested Micah Leroy Bills for attempted murder, kidnapping, attempted rape, assault, menacing, possession of cocaine and a weapons charge.

The woman was taken to a Portland hospital for treatment.

Bills was convicted in 2007 for attempted sex abuse.

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