ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) - Charges have been filed in connection with last Thursday's assault in a bathroom at the St. Louis Community College Meramec campus.
Jevon Mallory, 18, of St. Louis, is charged with assault on school property, a class-D felony in Missouri.
Director of Public Information Delancy Smith says a man followed the victim into the women's bathroom on the second floor of the Communications South building around 8 a.m. Thursday, April 18.
The suspectwaited forthe victimto come out of the stall, and as she approached the sink, he came up behind her and grabbed her around the neck.
Smith says the victim screamed and an instructor from a nearby classroom came in and restrained the man until police arrived and took him into custody.
There were St. Louis Community College police officers inside the building, and they were able to respond to the scene quickly.
The woman was not injured and refused medical treatment.
Documents provided by the St. Louis county prosecuting attorney's office don't shed light on a possible motive for the attack.