DC massage therapist sexually assaults at least 3 women

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - A D.C. massage therapist is being accused of sexually assaulting at least three women, officials said. 

Authorities said the first incident happened back in June at Deluca Massage & Bodywork located at 2028 P Street, in Northwest, D.C.  The report shows that the masseuse touched the victim's inner thigh, around her groin area. 

The second incident happened on August 28 at the Massage Envy located at 4926 Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest, D.C. 

Police said the victim reported that the masseuse put his face close to the woman's private area and touched beyond her bikini line.

The third incident happened on September 17, police said. The suspect allegedly put his tongue on the woman's private area while he was giving her a massage, police said. 

Habtamu Gebreslassie, 24 of Silver Spring, Md. was arrested and is being charged with first degree sexual abuse and second degree sex abuse in connection with these incidents. 

Anyone who has had past inappropriate encounters with the suspect or has information regarding this case or others should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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