An employee of a massage parlor in Johns Creek is accused of fondling undercover police officers during a recent sting.
The officers witnessed the illegal behavior at Zen Massage, a foot massage parlor located on Medlock Bridge Parkway, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Johns Creek Capt. Chris Beyers said the city takes a zero-tolerance approach to prostitution.
“The person actually doing the massage and the manager have both been charged in that case,” Beyers told the news station.
Detectives told Channel 2 that masseuse Yuxia Zhang allegedly offered sexual favors in exchange for money. Two undercover officers reported having their “genitals manipulated” during the course of the Jan. 13 planned sting, according to a police report.
Manager Hong Cheng McClure was in the foyer when uniformed officers burst in after a “takedown signal,” the report stated.
Though Zhang tried to run away, officers caught her and brought her back to the parlor. She and McClure were cited for violation of a city ordinance and not taken to jail.
Neighboring barbers at Upper Cuts on Medlock Bridge Road told Channel 2 they were surprised to learn about the allegations of “what goes on behind closed doors.”
City officials are deciding whether to pull the license of the business.
In Dunwoody, 56 people, including a Gwinnett County prosecutor, were recently arrested in connection with a commercial sex ring.
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