STOCKTON, CA - A Stockton man who pretended to be a store manager is accused of coercing a 17-year-old teen into sexual acts, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.
Thomas Andrew Brink, 45, who is not the manager of a Rite Aid as he allegedly claimed, confronted and accused the victim of shoplifting as she left the store on the 6400 block Pacific Avenue, per the sheriff's report.
The victim claimed Brink walked her around to the back of a nearby grocery store and forced her into the alleged actions.
Brink was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping to commit rape, false imprisonment by violence, attempt to commit oral copulation and lewd acts on a minor, sexual battery, burglary, petty theft with a prior, and concealment of stolen property. He was also accused of stealing beer.
The incident was reported Wednesday.