Today In WTF: 'Life Coach' Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Clients
Police this week were searching for more possible victims of a "life coach" alleged to have sexually assaulted some of his customers. Michael Keith Martin, a 55-year-old who lives near Marina Del Rey, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
Los Angeles police say female victims have come forward to allege that he assaulted them during "therapy sessions."
Authorities said the suspect marketed himself as a life coach and spiritual advisor skilled in the ways of alternative medicine. Victims allege he would meditate with his clients then fondle them and "hpenetrate them with his fingers against their will," according to a Los Angeles Police Department statement.
Police said some of the victims were members of a Culver City church Martin also attended.
He was being held in lieu of $100,000.
Anyone with information about other possible victims was asked to call the LAPD Operations West Bureau's Sexual Assault Detail at 213-473-0438.
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