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Unruly Walgreens customer trashes store, attacks employee

Vanessa A. Astraitis (Source: Mentor Police Facebook) Vanessa A. Astraitis (Source: Mentor Police Facebook)
MENTOR, OH (WOIO) -

A 30-year-old woman charged after a violent incident at the Mentor Walgreens on Monday.

According to police, customer Vanessa A. Astraitis got upset over a prescription. She then became violent and knocked shelves over and threw items. One item struck another customer resulting in no injuries.

Astraitis then left the store, but was followed out by store employees as they notified the police. Once in the parking lot, Astraitis exited her car and attacked one of the employees.

She fled the area and was located nearby sitting in the middle of a front yard with her car in middle of the roadway on Chillocothe Road.

Astraitis was charged with felony vandalism, misdemeanor assault and OVI.

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