Calgary, AB,

Massage therapist charged with sexual assault of client

Our investigators have charged a massage therapist with sexual assault after an act involving a client in late January.

On Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, police were called to Rhema Gold Physiotherapy, located at 2323 32 Ave N.E., when the victim, a client of an independent contractor who worked at the clinic, made staff aware of an act that occurred during a scheduled massage appointment. Clinic staff immediately contacted police.

As a result of the investigation, Genesis CAPE, 51, of Calgary, has been charged with one count of sexual assault. CAPE will appear in court on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

We thank Rhema Gold Physiotherapy for their co-operation throughout this investigation.

We encourage anyone who believes they have been a victim of sexual assault to contact us, no matter when the incident occurred, at 403-266-1234, or by calling 9-1-1 if they are in immediate danger. There is no statute of limitations on criminal sexual offences in Canada and we encourage anyone who has been a victim of a serious crime to report it, even if many years have passed since the incident.

Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
APP: P3 Tips

Case # CA23040115/5640