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Former Employee Charged in Burger King Sexual Assault

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



    Former Employee Charged in Burger King Sexual Assault
    Portsmouth Police
    Paul Richford.

    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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