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Lawrence Urban, Massage Therapist, Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Client

Lawrence Urban

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 03/23/13 EDT Updated: 03/24/13 EDT

A massage therapist in Cascade Township, Mich., may not have a happy ending after being accused of inappropriately touching one of his clients during a massage.

Lawrence Urban, 49, is facing criminal sexual conduct charges for a massage he performed on a female customer on March 15, according to WOOD-TV.

The massage apparently rubbed the accuser the wrong way. She reported Urban to the Kent County Sheriff's Department and said he touched her inappropriately during her session, ClickOnDetroit.com reported.

Urban, 49, reportedly admitted touching the victim's genital area, Kent County Sheriff's Detective Jason Russo told a judge, according to MLive.com.

"During the massage, Lawrence admits to ... asking her if she wanted to orgasm," Russo said in court. "After the victim (stated) 'no,' Lawrence told the victim that 'your body is telling me one thing, but you are telling me another.'"

Urban is free from custody while awaiting arraignment, but police are asking anyone who he may have inappropriately touched to contact them at 616-632-6125 or 616-774-2345, MLive.com reported.

Urban isn't the only massage therapist who has recently been accused of assaulting clients.

Walter Hugh McLauchlan, 38, a massage therapist in Norman, Okla., was arrested Wednesday with five felony counts of sexual battery stemming from client complaints, NewsOK.com reported.

On Mar. 12, Christopher R. Beard, 28, a massage therapist at Knuckles 'N' Knots in Virginia Beach, Va., was arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a female client during a rubdown. HamptonRoads.com reported.