On Thursday, June 9, 2016, at about 12:30 p.m., Albany Police Detectives arrested a suspect in connection with the June 2, 2016, reported sex abuse which took place in a women's restroom at the Two Rivers Market located at 250 SW Broadalbin Street in Albany.
The suspect, 29-year-old Albany resident Brandon Taylor Beckner, was identified by surveillance video. Brandon Beckner was arrested without incident and lodged in the Linn County Jail on a charge of Sex Abuse in the First Degree.
The victim, an adult female, reported that she was in the upstairs women's bathroom when the male suspect exited a bathroom stall. The victim reported that the suspect grabbed her and touched her on an intimate area of her body. The victim told investigators she was able to pull away from the suspect and run from the bathroom.