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Eau Claire man faces charges after allegedly sexually assaulting coworker

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Eau Claire (WQOW) - Charges of sexually assaulting a co-worker, and showing child porn to her, were filed Tuesday against an Eau Claire man. The two worked together at a fast-food restaurant in Eau Claire. 

According to the criminal complaint, the woman contacted police last week, saying Charles Purnell squeezed her buttocks twice, saying he needed to warm up his hands. 

She also said he had been groping and touching her about twice a week for the past year, including putting his hands down her shirt and fondling her.
 
The woman said he also showed her a child porn video on his phone. Police viewed the video and seized his phone.
 
Police said Purnell claimed all of his interactions with the woman were consensual. 
 

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