Female clerk punched

A California man is being held in jail on $100K bond for viciously punching a female store clerk in a dispute over 41 cents.

Kendrick Ruth was arrested at a Long Beach, California on Wednesday and charged with assault after the police received tips from the public.

The brutal attack occurred at a Lakewood, California Chevron gas station on Sept. 7, NBC Los Angeles reports.

According to the clerk, Yadira Lara, the customer attempted to pay for a $1.41 cigar with a one dollar bill.

Lara said he became agitated when she told him he needed 41 cents more.

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