From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — An arrest has been made in connection to a massage business sexual abuse investigation.
According to the Birmingham Police Department (BPD), Pan Xinglei, 34, of Birmingham, was arrested after BPD Special Victim’s Section detectives launched an investigation into two sexual abuse claims against an employee of the Relax Massage (1676 Montclair Road in Birmingham).
“The incidents occurred back as far as December of 2021 and recently in 2022,” Officer Truman Fitzgerald said. “The victims were patrons of the Relax Massage when the crimes occurred.”
BPD Special Victim’s Section detectives presented the case information to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. After reviewing the case information, detectives obtained warrants for two counts of sexual abuse first degree ($25,000 bond on each count).
Pan Xinglei is currently in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
Authorities ask if there is anyone who believes Pan Xinglei may have victimized them, please reach out to the BPD Special Victim’s Section at 205-297-8413 or dial 911.