Local massage therapist facing sexual assault charges

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A local massage therapist is facing charges of sexual assault.

Ottawa Police have laid two charges against 31-year-old Matthew Lessard, following two incidents that allegedly took place this week.

Police say the incidents involved two female victims while Lessard was treating patients at an east end clinic.

An investigation is ongoing. Police are concerned there could be more victims. Anyone with information is asked to call 613-236-1222, ext. 5760.

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