COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) — Police in Columbus have arrested a man and charged him with attempted sexual assault of a woman in a bathroom at Leigh Mall.
50-year-old Sammie Smith Junior of Columbus appeared in court on the charge. A judge set the suspect's bond at $100,000.
According to police, a mall employee said he heard someone crying and struggling in a women's restroom Saturday night.
That employee told officers he went in the restroom and saw a man trying to force himself on the victim.