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Man sexually assaulted woman during a massage, JCC police say

Shawn Lamonte Robinson, 47. WYDaily/ Courtesy of VPRJ)
Shawn Lamonte Robinson, 47. WYDaily/ Courtesy of VPRJ)

A 47-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a massage business in James City County last week, authorities said.

On Dec. 15, Shawn Lamonte Robinson had reportedly sexually assaulted a 41-year-old woman during a massage appointment at the Massage LuXe, 5239 Monticello Ave., James City County Police Department spokeswoman Stephanie Williams said.

Robinson was the massage therapist “and he assaulted a customer,” said Steve Rubino, JCC PD spokesman.

Williams said Robinson was arrested on Dec. 18 and charged with felony sexual assault, which is listed in state code as object sexual penetration.

He is being held without bond at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

“The investigation is still ongoing,” Williams added.

According to the Virginia Judiciary Online Case Information System, Robinson was arrested on March 4 and charged with felony rape for an incident which happened on Feb. 14, 2018.

In July of this year, the charges –filed in Chesterfield Circuit Court––were reduced and he was found guilty of misdemeanor sexual battery, paid $1,551 in (court) fees and was sentenced to 12 months in jail (but only served four) since eight months were suspended.

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Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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