Store Clerk Charged In Alleged Customer Assault

West Haven police say a clerk at a city gas station is facing charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a customer.

They say this morning, a female customer stopped into the Shell Station on Saw Mill Road and Ameshkumar Patel came out from behind the counter.

After flirting with the woman, officers say he followed her to her car where he then allegedly kissed her.

Police say the women pushed him away but Patel kissed her again before she got into her car.

Patel then allegedly fondled the victim before she drove off.


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