The supervisor of a Georgia gasoline station is accused of sexually assaulting a police officer who was on obligation and in uniform.
According to the Hogansville Police Department, Prilesh Navinchandra Thakkar “attempted to forcefully commit an indecent act on an on duty female police officer.”
The officer was conducting a enterprise examine on May 11 on the Hop In service station alongside state Highway 54 when the 300-pound supervisor grabbed her and pulled her behind the counter, WAGA reported.
She was in a position to get away from Thakkar and instantly reported what occurred.
Police consider that “due to the boldness” of Thakkar’s assault, it’s not the primary time he’s executed one thing prefer it.
“To have attempted this act on a uniformed police officer … there may be other victims of similar attacks,” police stated.
Police are asking any victims to return ahead to investigators and speak to detective Marcus Rakestraw with the Hogansville Police Department at 706-637-6648.
The Troup County Sheriff’s Department assisted HPD within the investigation, and dealt with preliminary interviews within the case, in line with a launch. Thakkar was arrested the day of the assault and booked into the Troup County Jail.
He has been charged with sexual battery, and obstruction.