TOLEDO, Ore. – Police are asking for the public’s help with finding a man who they believe assaulted his girlfriend while she was driving Monday afternoon.

Oregon State Police received a call about the alleged assault at around noon. The woman, an 18-year-old from Depoe Bay, was driving southbound on Highway 101 from Lincoln City to Toledo at the time of the alleged attack, police said.

The woman’s boyfriend, 21-year-old Nahcoma Michael Lee Epperson, was last seen Monday near the Dairy Queen in Toledo. He is believed to be in the Siletz area, police said. Epperson also has connections to the Salem area.

Nahcoma Michael Lee Epperson 
Nahcoma Michael Lee Epperson 

Anyone with information about Epperson’s whereabouts is asked to call OSP at 1-800-452-7888.