Police: Man on PCP assaults two people in Westport

Authorities say a Stratford man is facing several charges after he assaulted two people at a Westport gas station.

The incident happened early Sunday morning at the Exxon Gas Station on Post Road East in Westport.

The incident happened early Sunday morning at the Exxon Gas Station on Post Road East in Westport. (3/20/17)

WESTPORT - Authorities say a Stratford man is facing several charges after he assaulted two people at a Westport gas station.  

The incident happened early Sunday morning at the Exxon Gas Station on Post Road East in Westport. 

Police say Verdier Allens, 25, beat a clerk and an elderly customer.

They tell News 12 it all started when the clerk refused to sell Allens a single cigarette. 

Police say Allens was on PCP at the time and faces several charges.

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