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Attempt to identify male subject in June 8, 2022, Hilton Head massage parlor sexual assault

The Sheriff’s Office received a report that a sexual assault occurred on June 8, 2022, at a massage parlor in Port Royal Plaza on Hilton Head Island.

The victim advised she visited the parlor for a deep tissue massage and, during the massage, was sexually assaulted by the subject, who she believed to be a masseur.

During an interview with the owner of the massage parlor, investigators were told the subject — described as an Asian male — offered to provide massages on a trial basis in the hopes of being offered employment.

sketch of subject

According to the owner, and prior to providing the massage, the subject did not present any form of identification nor was he asked to.

The owner advised the subject left the parlor and has not returned since.

The subject is described as an Asian male, 5’05” tall, 180 pounds, with black/gray hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be in his 60s.

A forensic artist from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division met with the victim and prepared a composite sketch of the subject.

Anyone who knows the identity of the subject is encouraged to contact Corporal Zachariah Cushman at 843-255-3722 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.