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Therapist innocent of sex assault
Julian Midda, outside court
The jury took less than an hour to find Mr Midda not guilty
A therapist from North Somerset who was accused of two counts of sexual assault on a woman has been cleared by a jury at Cardiff Crown Court.

Julian Midda of Eastcliffe, Portishead, was said to have shown a client a photograph of his penis on his mobile phone on 24 April 2006.

The woman, from Barry, south Wales, also claimed he had touched her inappropriately while massaging her.

The jury took less than an hour to find Mr Midda not guilty on both counts.

In court Mr Midda denied slipping his hand inside his client's underwear during the massage.

He told Cardiff Crown Court: "I was working on the front and inside muscles of her thighs.

"There was no sexual intent in touching her in that area and nothing unusual about the procedure.

"I did not find her sexually attractive."


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