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Indiana man accused of drugging, raping Metro co-worker during the shift

Jordan Matthew Johnson, 19, was accused of drugging and raping his colleague during the work shift at an Indiana Subway restaurant.

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An Indiana man was arrested after he was accused of drugging and raping his Subway co-worker while working their shift.

Jordan Matthew Johnson, 19, Evansville, was booked in the Vanderburgh County Jail on Tuesday on preliminary charges of sexual battery and rape.

The woman, who was not identified, told the police that she believed she was drugged by Johnson, while working at a Subway restaurant in the Evansville Courier & Press reported.

The alleged victim told the Evansville officers they asked Johnson for an aspirin or Paracetamol after coming down with a headache. The victim said Johnson gave her a white pill and told her that it “would make her feel better.”

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During her shift, the woman said she started to feel affected and fell a few times. The manager of the restaurant and the owner reviewed surveillance video from the day of the incident showed the victim becoming “more and more affected,” according to a probable cause affidavit.

The manager said that they don’t work on the day of the incident, but saw the surveillance video of the employees and reported that the woman falls down a few times. The manager also said they received a complaint from a customer saying employees having sex in a closet, 14 News reported.

The police said the surveillance video showed Johnson standing over the victim in the kitchen of the restaurant with her pants down and touches her illegally when she fell down. The victim told the police that Johnson took her to a utility closet and sexually assaulted her.

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Johnson is allegedly the victim, raped her, forced her to perform oral sex and inappropriately touched her, the Courier & Press reported. Police said surveillance video showed the two of them go in the utility closet.

Johnson reportedly identified himself as the person seen in the surveillance video standing over the victim. He told investigators he did not know what happened during the shift and refused to give a DNA sample to detectives.

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

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