Eau Claire man accused of sexual assaults, child porn

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- An Eau Claire man is accused of groping a coworker at a local restaurant and showing her child porn.

Charles Purnell, 59, was charged Tuesday with fourth degree sexual assault and possession of child pornography. According to a criminal complaint, Purnell inappropriately grabbed, touched and kissed the female coworker several times in 2017.

Purnell appeared in court Tuesday and was issued a $1,000 signature bond.