Seven massage parlors and reflexology businesses in Henderson were cited for violating city code, police said.
According to Henderson police, the businesses violated a statute that prohibited operation past a mandated closing time. The businesses were advertising online as a 24-hour a day operation, police said.
The citations were part of a sweep of the city's massage parlors meant to crack down on illicit activities at those establishments. The sweep was made at 39 licensed businesses late Monday and early Tuesday, police said.
The city listed the following businesses as violators of the city law:
7 Sunny Massage, 256 E. Lake Mead Parkway;
Sunbright Massage & Spa, 1628 W. Warm Springs Road;
#8 Foot Reflexology, 1643 W. Warm Springs Road;
Ling Spa, 1690 W. Sunset Road;
The Spa YI, 4011 E. Sunset Road;
Sunset Spa, 4130 E. Sunset Road;
Sunshine Massage, 594 N. Stephanie Street.
According to police, each business must remain closed until they meet with the Henderson Business License supervisor. Employees were also given citations, and they could face maximum jail time of six months and/or a $1,000 fine.
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