Former Employee Charged in Burger King Sexual Assault

The crimes reportedly occurred at the fast food restaurant where he worked at the time

A former Burger King employee is facing charges of impersonating a police officer and sexual assaulting a coworker.

Paul Richford of 10 Bristol St., Worcester, Massachusetts, is charged with three counts of false personation for presenting himself as a police officer, one count of witness tampering, one count of obstructing the report of a crime, three counts of sexual assault, forcible fondling and six counts of simple assault. He turned himself in to Portsmouth, New Hampshire Police on Thursday on a warrant.

Police said Richford committed the crimes at the Burger King on Route 1 in Portsmouth between July 1 and Sept. 9, while he was an employee there. He is no longer employed by Burger King and as a condition of bail is not allowed there.

He was held on $10,000 cash bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Portsmouth District Court.

According to Seacoastonline, this is the second time in a month that a former employee of the same Burger King has been charged with assaulting a co-worker.

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