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Mississauga massage therapist arrested for sexual assault

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Peel Regional Police say a 50-year-old massage therapist from Mississauga has been arrested and charged in relation to a sexual assault investigation.

Police say a woman was contacted through a professional networking website and offered a complimentary massage.

The woman went to a wellness clinic in Mississauga on March 16 for a massage when she was sexually assaulted.

Police arrested the massage therapist and charged him with sexual assault on Wednesday.

Loreto (Loris) Colasanti of Mississauga appeared in court the same day.

Police say the suspect has been a licensed massage therapist since 1997 and worked in other cities.

Anyone with information is asked o contact police or Crime Stoppers.