Suspect Arrested for Sexual Assault inside Retail Store

FAIRFIELD – On 3/27/2021 at 1:30 PM, Fairfield Police were called to Petco at 340 Grasmere Avenue after receiving a suspicious person complaint.  A police investigation revealed Tevin Clarke (DOB 11/27/92) approached a customer inside Petco and began making complementary statements that were unprovoked and unwanted by the customer.  As the customer moved away from Clarke, Clarke reached out his hand and made inappropriate sexual contact with the customer. Clarke immediately fled Petco, however was found by officers minutes later at the Fairfield Metro Station where he was positively identified as the suspect.

Tevin Clarke was arrested and charged with Sexual Assault in the Fourth Degree, Public Indecency, and Breach of Peace.

He is scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Superior Court on April 6th.

Tevin Clarke (DOB 11/27/92)


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