Broward County

Cops: Masseur exposed genitals to female client

A massage therapist at the Red Door Lifestyle Spa in the Hyatt Regency hotel was arrested Monday and charged with sexual battery and exposing his genitals to a female client.

On Friday, a 49-year-old woman from Virginia was laying face down, getting a massage from Dayron Escobar, 24, of Pembroke Pines, when the Broward Sheriff's Office says he touched her inappropriately.

According to a Sheriff's Office complaint affidavit, the client noticed that Escobar's pants zipper was down.

She reported the incident to management and Escobar left the spa, where he had worked for four years without any prior complaints, BSO said.

The Florida Department of Health website lists Escobar as a licensed massage therapist with no public complaints or disciplinary actions against him.

He was born in Colombia and is being detained in the Broward County jail on an immigration hold, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Broward Sheriff's Special Victims Detective Sandra Haye-Roberts is asking anyone with information to contact her at 954-321-4230 or call Broward Crime Stoppers anonymously at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or at http://www.browardcrimestoppers.org.

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