A 33-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly threatening a Kent coffee shop bikini barista. The detective in charge of the suspect’s case told the authorities that the assailant is a ‘coward’ who targets defenseless women. Since the incident, the coffee shop improved its security measures.
Kent Coffee Shop Bikini Barista Said That the Locale Was Robbed Before
The Kent authorities managed to track down and arrest suspect who attempted to rape a barista on Tuesday afternoon. According to the authorities, the assailant, a 33-year-old man whose name has yet to be released, is a regular customer of the Kent coffee shot and was seen prowling the area hours before the assault.
The 30-year-old Kent coffee shop bikini barista told the authorities that the man entered the locale at approximately 4:45 a.m. and ordered a drink. Soon after the barista went to prepare the man’s order, the individual allegedly jumped through the serving window, went straight towards the barista, and brandished a knife.
Allegedly, the individual ordered the woman to follow him in the dark alley behind the coffee shop and threatened to kill her if she tried to escape. Complying, the woman reluctantly followed the man to the dark alley where he, allegedly, attempted to rape her.
Fortunately, a passing motorist witnessing the scene scared off the individual, thus saving the 30-year-old Kent Coffee shop bikini barista.
The woman was taken to the hospital where she received treatment for minor injuries. A day after the authorities released the footage depicting the man’s attack, the individual was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and attempted rape.
As for the victim, she has since returned to work, saying that she will be more careful when left alone in the coffee shop.
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