TOWANDA, Pa. (AP/KDKA) — A Pennsylvania district attorney is vowing to remain in office while he fights sexual assault charges.
Bradford County District Attorney Chad Salsman says he is innocent and is casting the accusations as “vicious lies.”READ MORE: Crews Search Washington County For Missing 65-Year-Old John Ruffing
Salsman also complains in a statement Friday that he was handcuffed and “paraded in front of television cameras” by the state attorney general.
State prosecutors say Salsman told women to keep quiet about his attacks, and people who worked in his law firm told investigators they repeatedly saw female clients leave his office crying.READ MORE: Allegheny County Reports 5 COVID-19 Outbreaks, 6 Clusters In Schools
He is charged with sexual assault, witness intimidation, obstruction and other counts.
Salsman was elected as the Bradford County District Attorney in 2019.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Approaching Cold Front Prompts Tornado Watch, Tornado Warning As Season Changes To Fall
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