A Fairmont man is accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls that were taking part in employee orientation alongside him at Blue Earth County business.

Preliminary charges against 33-year-old Kyle Lorentz-Taylor include two counts of criminal sexual conduct. The criminal complaint states that, among other things, he groped their buttocks and exposed himself.

Lorentz-Taylor denied the accusations and claimed it was a misunderstanding.

In addition to several traffic violations, court records show Lorentz-Taylor has prior convictions for domestic abuse, making terroristic threats, theft, and burglary.