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Massage Parlor Sexual Assault Arrest

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 1:40 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]

On January 26th, an officer was dispatched to meet with a victim who wanted to report a sexual assault that had just occurred. 


The victim stated that she scheduled a massage with the Springs Best Massage located at 5527 N. Union Blvd. Suite # 200 on this date.


After completing the required paperwork, the victim went into the massage room where Mr. Shannon Atkinson began her massage.  During this time, according to the victim, he sexually assaulted her.


On January 29th, at 4:47 pm, Colorado Springs Adult Sexual Assault Investigators arrested Mr. Shannon Atkinson 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 482.7145.