Ex-Cop Hailed as Hero Is Charged With Rape

Authorities allege that Richard DeCoatsworth, 27, forced women to perform sexual acts.
0:40 | 05/20/13

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-- retired Philadelphia cop whose heroism once earned him praise from Vice President Biden is now facing rape charges. 27 year old Richard Dick coats worth is accused of sexually assaulting two women at gunpoint last Thursday. She's charged with rape involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. And other charges his bail is set at 161000000. And 2009 Vice President Biden invited him to attend the president's televised address to congress. And was even given a seat next to the First Lady to coats worth was shot in the face with a shotgun during a traffic stop in 2007. But still pursued the suspects on foot and radioed for help before collapsing.

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