NEW BERLIN — A New Berlin restaurant manager was charged with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault for allegedly lifting two female employees into the air by their buttocks and making sexual remarks and jokes.

Michael Bernicky, 61, of 1908 Harris Highland Drive, Waukesha, is alleged to have committed the assaults while a manager at Great Wraps, 15169 W. National Ave. The victims were 17 and 18 when the incidents happened, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court.

Bernicky is to make an initial court appearance March 27.

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