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Newington Police: Man Arrested In Attack, Robbery Of Masseuse In Motel

Newington Police: Man Arrested In Attack, Robbery Of Masseuse In Motel

A Hartford man who answered an online ad for a massage attacked the woman who placed the ad, sexually assaulted her and robbed her, police said.

The woman had to be taken to a hospital to be treated for her injuries, police said.

The assault happened in January, police said. Curtis Pertillar, 25, of Edgewood Street, was arrested this week and charged with first-degree sexual assault and first-degree robbery.

According to police, the assault happened Jan. 30 at the Carrier Motor Lodge, 2660 Berlin Turnpike in Newington. The woman had placed an online ad advertising that she would give massages at the motel that day.

Pertillar arrived at her room and “assaulted her...

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