Geneva massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting customer

Robert Siletzky

A suburban massage therapist is accused of sexually assaulting a victim in 2021.

Robert Siletzky, 41, of West Chicago, faces one count of criminal sexual assault and six counts of criminal sexual abuse.

According to prosecutors, on Sept. 11, 2021, the victim arrived for a scheduled massage at Hand & Stone Massage and Spa in the 1400 block of South Randall Road in Geneva.

Siletzky was scheduled as the massage therapist, and during the massage, he allegedly sexually assaulted the victim.


Bail was set at $40,000 for Siletzky. He posted bond and was released.

His next court appearance is scheduled for May 25. 

Anyone with information about Siletzky is asked to call the Geneva Police Department’s Investigations Division at 630-232-4736.

Hand & Stone said in a statement that it has a zero-tolerance policy for inappropriate behavior at all locations. 

The full statement is below: 

After learning about the sexual assault allegation on Sept. 11, 2021 at the Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Geneva, IL, the Geneva spa franchise owner immediately conducted an internal investigation. The registered massage therapist was terminated on Sept. 16, 2021. The accused was arrested and charged by the local police and is not permitted to return to the spa. The franchise owner has fully cooperated with authorities since the alleged incident occurred in 2021. The Geneva spa is an independently owned and operated franchise location. 

Hand & Stone has a zero-tolerance policy related to inappropriate behavior at all locations. Franchisees adhere to a detailed spa safety program designed to prioritize the safety of its guests and service providers. All franchise locations are trained on strict hiring and screening tools, therapist training, and prevention, reporting and investigation policies. In this instance, the franchise owner implemented all of the spa safety policies and procedures. 

Additionally, all Hand & Stone guests are provided with a Customer Bill of Rights when they enter the spa and are informed that an attention button exists under the table if they or the therapist becomes uncomfortable. Ultimately, Hand & Stone has an uncompromising commitment to creating and maintaining a safe and respectful environment for its guests and service providers.