Massage therapist charged with sex assault in Markham also worked in Mississauga


Published June 21, 2023 at 3:43 pm

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A 58-year-old man who worked as a massage therapist in Markham and Mississauga has been charged in connection with a sexual assault that took place at a physiotherapy clinic in Markham.

Investigators with York Regional Police say that on May 2 of this year, police officers received information that a person was sexually assaulted during a session with a formerly registered massage therapist at a clinic on New Delhi Dr.

On Tuesday (June 20), police charged Kurian Mathew, 58, with sexual assault. They did not say where he currently lives.

Investigators say Mathew has also provided massage services at clinics in Mississauga and in the private homes of clients as well.

Kurian Mathew

“Investigators believe there are other victims who have not yet reported to police,” York police said in a news release today (June 21).

Police encourage others who believe they were victims to come forward. They say that “a sexual assault includes any non-consensual contact of a sexual nature.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7541, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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