Licensed massage therapist arrested for sexual battery

Coral Springs police say Michael Ster, 32, charged with multiple counts


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Police say a licensed massage therapist was arrested Tuesday after detectives said he sexually battered a client at the end of a massage session.

According to the Coral Springs Police Department, the victim said she was having a massage at the Message Envy, located at 2878 North University Drive, when employee Michael Ster, 32, began touching her breasts.

Police said Ster then mounted the massage table and proceeded to perform oral sex on her while digitally penetrating her, until police said she pushed his head away.

The victim said Ster paused, then continued assaulting her. Police said the victim pushed Ster's head away again and he stopped.

The victim reported the incident to the Coral Springs Police Department. After detectives found corroborative evidence, they placed Ster in custody where he was booked, then released to Broward County Main Jail.

Ster has been charged with two counts of sexual battery and one count of misdemeanor battery. Ster appeared in bond court Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

Anyone with information regarding this case or similar incidents is urged to contact Detective Mark Mitter at (954) 346-1300.