Ottawa Massage Therapist charged with Sexual assault


The Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit (SACA) has laid additional charges against an Ottawa Massage therapist.


The incidents occurred while the man was alone with the women in the course of his employment as a Registered Massage Therapist at a clinic in the West end of Ottawa.

John ACKERMAN, 52 years old, of Ottawa has been charged with 2 additional counts of Sexual Assault and he is scheduled to appear in Show Cause court today.

Investigators still believe that there may be other victims and are asking them to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5760. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.