Patrick Lockard (pictured), 46, of Shingle Springs was arrested Wednesday by El Dorado County sheriff's detectives.
A woman reported that she was receiving a massage from Lockard at Massage Envy in El Dorado Hills when Lockard held her down and sexually battered her, according to a Sheriff's Office news release. Detectives began an investigation to corroborate the woman's statements and eventually arrested Lockard.
Authorities said Lockard has been working as a massage therapist for 16 years and has worked at Massage Envy in El Dorado Hills for the past two years.
The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with additional information regarding such activity to call Detective Richard Horn at (530) 642-4715.