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Phony massage therapist charged with molesting woman inside illegal NY office: cops

Fake masseuse charged.
New Rochelle police said a 45-year-old city man sexually molested a woman in his home while posing as a massage therapist.

He was a little too hands-on.

A 45-year-old New Rochelle man posing as a professional masseuse is charged with sexually molesting a woman inside his illegal home massage and therapy office, police in the Westchester County city said.

Now, cops are asking other clients if the creep went too far with them as well.

Ascencion Rojas-Quinterio is charged with third-degree criminal sexual act and unauthorized practice of a profession, both felonies, after police picked him up on Friday night at his home.

New Rochelle cops said Ascuncion Rojas-Quintero molested a woman in his home while posing as a massage therapist. New Rochelle Police Department
New Rochelle cops said Ascuncion Rojas-Quintero molested a woman in his home while posing as a massage therapist. New Rochelle Police Department

“He is accused of performing a criminal sex act on an unsuspecting victim during a session,” New Rochelle police said in a press release.

“Rojas-Quintero is believed to have developed a client base for his unlicensed business and was preying on female clients out of his Church Street home that he utilized for his business,” the release said.

He was arrested about 11:45 p.m. Friday after an investigation by city detectives.

Rojas-Quintero is now being held at the Westchester County Jail on $1,000 bail on Sunday, according to corrections department records, and is due back in New Rochelle City Court on March 22.