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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Massage Therapist Arrested for Sex Offenses Committed During Massages, Additional Victims Possible

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Massage Therapist Arrested for Sex Offenses Committed During Massages, Additional Victims Possible Patrick Erlandsen

Loudoun County, VA (July 11, 2022) – A 20-year-old massage therapist was arrested and charged July 7 for sex offenses he committed while performing massages on two female victims at a business in Ashburn and detectives believe there are potential additional victims.

Patrick Erlandsen of Leesburg was charged following an investigation by the Detectives with the LCSO Special Victims Unit with two counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery and one count of Attempted Object Sexual Penetration. The charges stem from two separate incidents at The NOW Massage located on Thorndike Street in Ashburn. The first incident was reported on July 2 and occurred the previous day, with the second incident occurring on July 7, 2022, 

Detectives with the Special Victims Unit believe there are potential additional victims who have not come forward and are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective L. Sayre at 703-777-1021. 

Erlandsen remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond. 

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