Man assaulted clerk at Lake County convenience store, deputies say

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PAINESVILLE, Ohio- The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information after a convenience store clerk was assaulted.

The woman was alone in the Perry One Stop on North Ridge Road just after 8 p.m. on March 22.

The sheriff’s office said a man wrapped his arm around the clerk and tried to kiss her, while pushing her against a counter. The victim broke free and called 911, as the suspect paced the store and apologized.

(Photos courtesy Lake County Sheriff's Office)

(Photos courtesy Lake County Sheriff’s Office)

The attacker was a passenger in a dark-colored sedan, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. He was wearing thick-framed glasses and was about 6 feet tall.

Anyone with information on the suspect should call Det. Kelley at 440-350-5882. Tips can remain anonymous.

Perry One Stop