A subcontractor doing work for Comcast in Massachusetts is accused of assaulting a woman in her home.
Police say the suspect, a Rhode Island man who has not been identified, was installing cable boxes in Abington. The victim, a 21-year-old woman, was home alone when he allegedly pushed her against a wall and tried to kiss her.
The woman quickly called police and officers identified the suspect. He was summonsed to Brockton District Court on charges of assault and accosting a person of the opposite sex.
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"We take these allegations very seriously, and we can confirm the contractor in question has been pulled from Comcast work pending completion of the investigation," Comcast said in a statement. "We will, of course, cooperate fully with local law enforcement."
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