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: Mon Wharf Reopening For Parking On Monday
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: University of Pittsburgh Main Campus Shifts Into Lower-Risk Classification For The Coronavirus
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: Baldwin High School Students Raise Thousands Of Dollars Through Polar Pop Event For Special Olympics Of Pennsylvania
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