Licensed massage therapist in Suffolk County accused of sexual abuse

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Massage therapist accused of sex abuse
A Long Island massage therapist is accused of sexual abuse.

BAYPORT, Long Island (WABC) -- A licensed massage therapist in Suffolk County has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a customer.

Police say 33-year old Matthew Widener inappropiately touched a 34-year-old woman as he gave her a massage at Karasmatic Day Spa on Montauk Highway in Bayport earlier this month.

He has been fired from his job and charged with third-degree sexual abuse.

But investigators are concerned there may be other victims.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have been a victim of Widener to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.


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