Horry County police search for sexual assault suspect

Sexual Assault Suspect

Update: The suspect was arrested 3/20/13. You can read the update here.

Horry County police are asking for your help in identifying a sexual assault suspect.

Police say the man in the attached pictures went into the Scotchman on Lake Arrowhead about 4:30 a.m. March 16.

They say the man got a beverage and used the restroom.

He came out and said there was an issue with the plumbing, according to Horry County police.

When the clerk followed him the bathroom to check out the issue, the man pushed the clerk into the bathroom, police say.

The man then pulled out a stun gun and forced the clerk to perform sexual acts on him, according to police.

The man then took money from the register and left, they say.

Police say customers interrupted the sexual act twice by coming into the store.

If you were in the Scotchman between 4:30 a.m. and 5:15 a.m on March 16, or if you can identify the man, you're asked to call Horry County police at (843) 915-5350. You may also call 915-TIPS if you wish to remain anonymous.