Police arrest New Jersey man for massaging lifeguards' feet

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Police say a Middlesex County man was charged with harassment for touching and massaging the feet of several lifeguards.

A 16-year-old lifeguard at the Nassau Square Clubhouse pool off Route 27 alerted police to the activity of 19-year-old Lawrence Malapitan, who she says began touching her feet on Aug. 3 and told her he was starting a foot massage company.

Police say the lifeguard told Malapitan to stop and took a picture of him with her cellphone as he left the pool. She told officers the Monmouth Junction resident had done the same thing to her three weeks earlier.

South Brunswick detectives then learned Franklin Police had arrested a man at an apartment complex for the same offenses.

Detectives were able to link Malapitan to the South Brunswick incidents.