Adam Holter, 19, of Applewood Lane, Milford, is charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. He turned himself in on Thursday.
Police said thieves in an SUV tried to steal a David Hasselhoff sign early Aug. 20. When the clerk tried to intervene, the SUV hit him, police said.
Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said the clerk is still recovering. He was recently released from Bridgeport Hospital, a spokesperson there said.
David Hasselhoff himself tweeted that he was praying for the clerk shortly after the incident.
Holter was released on $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear at Derby Superior Court on Oct. 24.No other arrests are expected in this case, Kozlowsky said.
Editor's note: This article originally was published by Shelton Patch.