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Toronto spa employee charged with sexual assault

Douglas Christo Stephens, 56, of Toronto has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in an East York spa on Jan. 12, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

An employee at an East York spa has been charged with sexually assaulting a female client.

In a release, police said a 41-year-old woman attended the Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa on Laird Drive on Jan. 12.

While receiving a treatment at the spa, the woman alleges she was sexually assaulted by a male employee.

She left the spa and contacted police.

Later that same day, Douglas Christo Stephens, 56, of Toronto, was arrested.

He’s facing a single count of sexual assault and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 22.