Sonic Carhop Assaulted in Ocean Springs

An Ocean Springs man is behind bars today after attacking a Sonic employee and giving her a concussion while trying to rob her.
Ocean Springs Police say after 25-year-old Justin Lease received his order last night at the Sonic located on Bienville Boulevard, he punched a carhop in the head. He tried to reach into her apron and take her cash. The victim was able to defend herself and keep Lease away from her money.
The suspect fled the scene.
The victim was treated at the Ocean Springs Hospital with a non-life threatening concussion to the head.
Lease was taken to the Ocean Springs Jail. He is charged with felony strong arm robbery.

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