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A Pennsylvania police officer accused of sexual assault told his accuser he didn't “intentionally” rape her, police said

  • Justin Hain, a Pennsylvania officer, faces multiple sexual assault charges.

  • According to an affidavit, Hain told his accuser that he did not “intentionally rape” her.

  • According to police, Hain forcefully pushed the woman onto a couch and attacked her after she got out of the shower.

A Pennsylvania police officer charged with sexually assaulting a woman told her he did not “intentionally” rape her, court documents show.

Justin Hain, an officer with the Steelton Burough Police Department in Pennsylvania, was charged with rape on Jan. 11, court documents show.

Court records show Hain is charged with four felonies and two misdemeanors. He is accused of forcible coercion, rape by forcible coercion and two counts of sexual assault. He is charged with two misdemeanor counts of indecent assault.

In an affidavit obtained by Penn Live, police said they responded Wednesday to the home of a woman who said she knew Hain personally.

Police said the woman told them that Hain approached her with a “weird grin” as she got out of the shower and she told him not to touch her.

According to Penn Live, Hain then removed the woman's towel and pushed her onto a couch before sexually assaulting her while she repeatedly told him “no.”

The woman then waited for Hain to go to work before contacting police at a friend's house, the document said. She called Hain on Wednesday and told him not to be afraid of being raped in her own home, Penn Live reported.

“I am deeply sorry,” Hain said, according to the affidavit. “I didn’t intentionally rape you.”

When she asked Hain why he continued to have sex with her after she told him to stop, he replied that he knew the woman “wasn't interested,” Penn Live reported.

“It’s probably one of my deplorables, one of my things,” Hain said, according to the affidavit.

Dauphin County District Attorney Francis Chardo told WHTM, a local ABC affiliate, that Hain had been working for the police department for less than two months when he was arrested. Steelton Mayor Ciera Dent told the newspaper that Hain has been suspended from the police force as a result of the charges.

“In every area there will be people who commit serious crimes,” Chardo said. “If that happens, we need to take action very, very quickly to ensure that they don’t continue to carry a gun and a badge and potentially abuse their power.”

The Steelton Borough Police Department did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment. Court records did not indicate whether Hain was represented by an attorney.

A judge set Hain's bond at $50,000, court records showed. Chardo told WHTM that Hain was prohibited from contacting the woman while out on bail.

If you are a victim of sexual assault, you can call or stop by the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1-800-656-4673). his website receive confidential support.

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