West Columbia man arrested for assaulting woman in grocery store parking lot

West Columbia man arrested for assaulting woman in grocery store parking lot
Lexington County man arrested in connection with assault of woman in grocery store parking lot. (Source: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man in connection with an assault of a woman in a grocery store parking lot.

Christian Luis Monje, 36, is charged with second-degree assault and battery.

Lexington County man arrested in connection with assault of woman in grocery store parking lot.
Lexington County man arrested in connection with assault of woman in grocery store parking lot. (Source: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)

“Based on our review of surveillance video and witness statements, Monje targeted a woman and followed her to her vehicle as she left a store during the afternoon of Nov. 8,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Monje touches her without consent and then runs away.”

A community tip helped deputies identify Monje after the Sheriff’s Department posted a portion of the surveillance video to social media.

Monje was arrested at this home on November 26th. He’s being held in the Lexington County Detention Center.

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