Grove City man faces charges he attacked a boy in store restroom

Friday, June 13, 2014

GROVE CITY, Pa. - Mercer County state police say they arrested a 27-year old Grove City man accused of grabbing and attacking a 9-year old boy in a Walmart restroom on Thursday.

Troopers say Shawn Miller faces a number of charges including simple assault and unlawful restraint.

Police say the boy escaped, however the accused allegedly tried to grab him a second time. When the boy screamed for help, troopers say the suspect ran out of the store and into the woods.  Police released images from surveillance cameras which led to an arrest. 

Miller faces a preliminary hearing on the charges on June 18.

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This is the image PSP released to the media following the boy's report that he was grabbed and assaulted on Thursday night in a Walmart restroom.