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Gazette Premium Content Woman goes for massage, says she's sexually assaulted

GARRISON WELLS Updated: January 30, 2013 at 12:00 am

A Colorado Springs massage therapist has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a client.

Shannon Atkinson was arrested after police investigated a complaint at Springs Best Massage, 5527 N. Union Blvd., Suite 200 on Saturday.

The victim told investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department that after she signed paperwork for the massage, he began the massage and then sexually assaulted her.

Atkinson faces a charge of sexual assault, a felony.

Detectives said they are concerned that there may be other victims and request that anyone with information call Detective Donny Baca at 482-7145.

People who have information may also asked to call 444-7000; or Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers Inc. at 634-7867.

Callers do not have to give their identity and could earn a cash reward.




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