Texas Gas Clerk Charged With Locking Woman in Store, Assaulting Her

A Texas gas station clerk was charged with assaulting a customer after locking the woman inside the store and turning off the lights, The Austin American-Statesman reported.

The woman, who told police she had stopped at the Shell gas station on Jan. 28 to buy a bottle of water and cigarettes after a night out with a friend, said the clerk was telling her "how pretty she was and was trying to kiss her," according to an affidavit filed on Tuesday, The Statesman reported.

The woman claims the clerk took her to the bathroom and assaulted her, The Statesman reported.

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