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Man accused of sexually assaulting massage parlor client

Police look for possible additional victims

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado Springs Police Department has arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a client at a massage parlor.

The alleged sex assault happened on Jan. 26 at Springs Best Massage in the 5500 block of North Union Boulevard, Suite 200.

The victim told police that she scheduled a massage and arrived for her appointment.  After completing the required paperwork, the woman said she went into the massage room and Mr. Shannon Atkinson began her massage.

The woman tells police that Atkinson sexually assaulted her during the massage.

Police arrested Atkinson on Tuesday for a Class Four Felony Sexual Assault.

Based on the allegations, detectives are concerned that there may be additional victims and are asking them to call Detective Donny Baca at 719-482-7145.

If anyone has information about these cases please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867). You do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.

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