Ottawa massage therapist charged with sexual assault

Ottawa Police have laid charges of sexual assault against a massage therapist.

Police say a number of incidents took place while the man was working alone with women while he was working as a Registered Massage Therapist at a west end clinic.

52-year-old John Ackerman of Ottawa is facing two counts of sexual assault.

He's scheduled to appear in show cause court today.

Police believe there could be more victims, and ask anyone with information to contact 613-236-1222, ext. 5760.