By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a man accused of attacking an employee inside a Manhattan convenience store.

It happened Saturday morning at the 7-Eleven on 39th Street and Eighth Avenue.

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Police said a 26-year-old employee noticed a man shoplifting and confronted him. The man then allegedly punched the employee in the face and yelled an anti-Asian slur.

The suspect allegedly returned the next day and stared employees down before leaving.

Police say 33-year-old Gregory Jacques was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault and reckless endangerment.

CBSNewYork Team