DOLTON, Ill. (CBS) — Protesters lined up Thursday evening outside a Shell gas station in Dolton, demanding that it be shut down for good.
The protesters are also demanding justice for a woman who was attacked and beaten by one of the employees of the gas station at Sibley Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue in the south suburb.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
You saw the disturbing video first in Jermont Terry’s report on the CBS 2 News at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Nakeyah Smith said she was just trying to use the bathroom when the attendant locked the front door and would not let her leave.READ MORE: Bulls Surprise Kelly College Prep Girls' Basketball Team With Afternoon Tournament
“So I started to unlock the door. He pushed me. I push him back,” Smith said. “So I continued to let myself out and he started hitting me.”
The man how since turned himself over to police.MORE NEWS: CVS Installs Time-Delay Safes At All Illinois Pharmacy Locations To Deter Would-Be Thieves
Protesters said the owners of the gas station owe the community an apology after finding out others had complained about the worker in the past.