The arrest was made at Q Spa in Renton, a massage parlor that offers facials and waxing. Photo courtesy of

The arrest was made at Q Spa in Renton, a massage parlor that offers facials and waxing. Photo courtesy of

Woman arrested at Renton massage parlor on felony charges

A search warrant led to the 39-year-old woman’s arrest after allegations of attempting to promote prostitution and unlawful imprisonment.

  • By Bailey Jo Josie
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022 8:08pm
  • News

A 39-year-old woman was arrested at Q Spa in Renton on charges of first-degree attempted promoting prostituion and unlawful imprisonment on Wednesday, June 15.

With the assistance of Valley SWAT Team, the Renton Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team and Direct Enforcement Team served a search warrent at 4508 NE 4th St. at 8:15 a.m.

The investigation came after an unidentified woman called police, alleging that after accepting a job at Q Spa, she was being sexually exploited at the business. The woman also told police she was being held against her will and expected to perform sexual services.

According to police, she had found an opportunity to flee the business and called 911.

Q Spa is a local business that, according to, offers massage therapy, facials, and waxing services. A search of a given phone number on the Q Spa Yelp page and page leads to several escort service websites.

Promoting prositution in the first degree is a class B felony in Washington state, which means up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $20,000, while unlawful imprisonment is a class C felony, meaning up to five years imprisonment and a fine of up to $10,000.

No other information has been released at this time.

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