Mishawaka police say they are searching for a man accused of assaulting a 7-Eleven clerk who told him he needed to wear a mask in the store.
This happened at the 7-Eleven at 601 N. Main Street this morning around 9 a.m.
According to a release from police:
"A male subject entered the 7-11 without wearing a mask and attempted to purchase a cup of coffee. When the subject was told he couldn’t be served because he was not wearing a mask the male subject threw the cup of coffee on the clerk and left. The male subject returned and was asked to leave by the clerk. The male subject then punched the clerk knocking her to the ground. The subject proceeded to punch and kick the clerk before leaving the store. The male subject is described as a light skin male black with small dreads, 5’9”-5”10” tall, 150 pounds wearing jeans with holes in them, a dark gray or black light coat with a hood on it and bright blue tennis shoes. It is believed that the male subject is between 20 and 25 years of age."
If you have any information, call Detective Donald Siders of the Mishawaka Police Department Detective Bureau 574-258-1684.