Video captures Chicago man attempting to sexually assault worker at perfume store

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CHICAGO -- A man was captured on surveillance video allegedly attempting to sexually assault a female store clerk near Chicago, according to WGN.

The incident happened at a perfume store on Thursday, according to the report. The suspect pretended to be a customer, and initially said he wanted to buy perfume for his girlfriend.

The employee, 26-year-old Dulce Carreon, quickly realize the awkward situation was not an attempted robbery situation but rather a sexual assault attempt. She ran from the store to a nearby Walgreens.

Carreon fears that he could prey on other women and hopes the community and police identify him.

Police are still searching for the suspect.