Albuquerque acupuncturist accused of sex assault on a client
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an acupuncturist in Albuquerque has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman who one of his clients last year.
Albuquerque police say 69-year-old Megumi Hirayama is facing a charge of criminal sexual penetration.
It was unclear Thursday if Hirayama has a lawyer yet.
Police say an investigation began last August after a report was filed by the alleged victim.
DNA evidence was sent to the department’s crime lab and police say it tested positive for a male DNA profile matching Hirayama’s known profile.
Police say detectives are looking for any other possible victims.