Columbus man charged with raping client during massage session

James McKinley Harris Jr. (Courtesy: Franklin County Jail)

BEXLEY, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) - A masseuse is facing charges of inappropriately touching and sexually assaulting a 19-year-old female client last week during a session.

James McKinley Harris Jr., 48, is out on bond after being charged with rape.

According to Franklin County Municipal Court charging documents, Harris grabbed the victim's hand and placed his erect penis on it while she was on his massage table Thursday at Touch Therapy Medical Massage. Harris is also accused of pinning down the female victim's hands on his table and performing oral sex for 30 to 40 seconds while she tried to push him away.

Bexley Police state while being interviewed Harris admitted he forced oral sex on the victim.

WSYX/WTTE attempted to contact Harris and officials with Touch Massage, but were unable to reach them.

The case is next expected to go before a Franklin County Grand Jury.

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