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Man Posed as Cop, Raped Store Clerk: Police

Man Posed as Cop, Raped Store Clerk: Police

A man posing as a police officer entered a store in Trenton Saturday afternoon and allegedly raped an employee, according to authorities in New Jersey.

The suspect, shown above, allegedly entered a store on the 800 block of South Broad Street at around 1 p.m. and told the store's clerk he was a police officer, officials say. The suspect, who had a black radio and a handgun, allegedly took the clerk into the bathroom and sexually assaulted her.

The man then escaped by flagging down a tan Toyota Corolla st the corner of South Clinton and Roebling avenues, though the police doe not believe the car's driver was involved with the assault.

Police are asking anyone who can identify the suspect or the owner of the car to call 609-989-4159.