A massage therapist at the Massage Envy in Ventura is accused of sexually assaulting a customer.
Massage Envy Massage Therapist Charged with Sexual Battery, Digital Penetration
A massage therapist at the Massage Envy location in Ventura has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a customer at the conclusion of her massage at the business. 29-year-old Anthony Wearing was arrested on Tuesday, June 11 and is charged with two felonies – sexual battery and digital penetration.
The woman contacted the police on Saturday, July 8 and told investigators that she had been sexually assaulted near the end of a 90-minute massage at the Ventura Massage Envy, located at 103 South Mills Road, earlier that day.
Detectives reportedly discovered evidence to back up the woman’s allegations and arrested Wearing in the parking lot of a 24 Hour Fitness on Telegraph Road in Ventura the following Tuesday afternoon.
Wearing had worked for Massage Envy for less than two weeks but was a licensed massage therapist for two years.
Detectives have voiced concern that there may be other victims who have not come forward. Anyone who may have been a victim or who has related information in this case has been encouraged to contact Detective Alyse Quiroz at 805-339-4413.