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(WBIR-Alcoa) Police released surveillance video of an attempted assault in the bathroom of a Big Lots store in Blount County this weekend.

The video from Alcoa police shows the suspect walking into the store and later quickly leaving the bathroom area with his boots in his hands.

Officials said the woman was using the bathroom when the man slid under her stall and tried to pull her into another stall. The man also had a hammer, but the woman was able to escape unharmed. Authorities have submitted the hammer for DNA testing.

The search for the suspect continues. He was wearing a white T-shirt, khaki pants, socks and boots.

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