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  Massage Therapist Charged with Sexual Assault

Oct 30, 2017 11:46 ET

A massage therapist working in Pickering has been charged after touching a client in an inappropriate way.

On Sunday, August 7, 2016, a 42-year-old Pickering woman attended a Pickering spa for a massage appointment. During the massage, the male massage therapist touched her in an inappropriate manner. The incident was reported to the police for investigation.

Francis PIERRE, age 48, of Headon Avenue in Ajax, has been charged with Sexual Assault. He was later released on a Promise to Appear and an OIC Undertaking.

Investigators want to ensure there are no other victims.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Butt of the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2544.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.