Update: Police Arrest Suspect In Assault Of Tobacco Hut Clerk

It all played out on security video; a man punched a female employee outside of the Tobacco Hut near 41st and Harrison twice after she reportedly refused to sell him alcohol. Bellevue Police say they now have the man seen in the video in custody.

After the video was released, police named and released a photo of the suspect, 55-year-old Roger Janis.

Janis was taken into custody on Tuesday by the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force and booked into Sarpy County Jail.

Janis faces a charge of terroristic threats and more charges for the assault are expected to be added as he goes through the court process.


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