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Whitby massage therapist charged with sex assault

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

Durham regional police say a 55-year-old Whitby woman alleges a massage therapist touched her inappropriately several times during an appointment on Dec. 11.

She reported the incident to police several days later.

A 51-year-old Locust Hill, Ont., man has been charged with sexual assault.

Investigators say the suspect — Robert Newey — works at various spa locations in Whitby and they want to ensure there are no other alleged victims.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to police.