80-year-old masseur charged with rape of customers

POLICE have charged an 80-year-old Cooran man following investigations into two alleged incidents at a massage stall at a Sunshine Coast market.

The alleged incidents have occurred on June 19, 2011 and August 17, 2014 at the farmer's market on Fisherman Road at Maroochydore.

In both incidents it is alleged the man has indecently assaulted female customers during the course of a massage.

The man was charged with one count of rape and two counts of sexual assault and is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on September 24.

Police are appealing for women who have attended massage stalls at Sunshine Coast markets and believed they may have been a victim of assault to contact police at Maroochydore CIB on 54752429 or Policelink on 131444.


‘It went faster’: Caretaker’s motorised wheelchair swap

Premium Content ‘It went faster’: Caretaker’s motorised wheelchair swap

A court has heard a man initially denied any knowledge of a woman’s missing...

Heartbreaking decision made after twin’s stillbirth

Premium Content Heartbreaking decision made after twin’s stillbirth

Mum on why she agreed to an autopsy after twin was stillborn

REVEALED: 500,000 pages of documents state wont let you see

Premium Content REVEALED: 500,000 pages of documents state wont let you see

Thousands spent trying to uncover secret government documents