Remedial massage therapist charged – Port Stephens Hunter PD

Detectives the Port Stephens Hunter Police District have today charged a man with sexual touching after receiving complaints regarding a remedial massage business.

Two women, aged 24 and 32, attended Maitland Police Station on separate occasions to report inappropriate touching by a 62-year-old man during a remedial massage from his home-business in Maitland.

The alleged offences occurred between 2019 and 2020.

Following investigations officers charged the man at Maitland Police Station with sexual touching of another person without consent (x2).

He was given strict conditional bail and will be appearing in Maitland Local Court on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

As inquiries continue, police are reminding any members of the community who may have been the victim of a similar crime to come forward and report the matter to police.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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