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.