According to a MPD Press Release, Mattoon Police arrested Lee A. Hearns, 28 years of age of Mattoon, for the offenses of Aggravated Battery and Resisting a Police Officer. The arrest occurred on 03/19/18 at 3:24am in the 600 block of Charleston Ave in Mattoon.
The charges allege Mr. Hearns entered Hucks gas Station located at 601 Charleston Ave in Mattoon on 3/19/18, where he made sexual comments to the female attendant on duty before taking her hand, and forcing it down the front of his pants. Upon police arrival, Mr. Hearns resisted police efforts to investigate the incident.
Mr. Hearns was taken to the Coles County Jail.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.