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Chinatown strip club faces 2-day suspension for inappropriate touching

The Glass Slipper Gentleman’s Club in Chinatown has been issued a two-day license suspension after two patrons inappropriately touched dancers during a routine inspection by Boston police detectives, officials said.

Detectives from the police Licensed Premise Unit were inspecting the club at about 11:55 p.m. Sept. 25 when they observed a small room at the rear of the first floor that was reserved for private dances at a price of $30, according to a police report. Detectives said they observed the inappropriate touching of the two dancers in that room.

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The touching occurred despite signs that say “No Contact — No Touching,” said Nicole Murati Ferrer, chairwoman of the Boston Licensing Board.

The two detectives informed the manager on duty, Daniel Wong, and co-owner Nicholas Romano of the rule violation. The conduct was then stopped, Ferrer said.

Romano and Wong could not be reached for comment Friday. As a result of the violation, the Licensing Board voted at a hearing Tuesday to suspend the club’s license for two days, Ferrer said. The board must issue a statement explaining the reason for the suspension, and the owners of the club have five days to appeal.

“If they do appeal it, we hold the suspension until the appeal gets resolved,” Ferrer said.

In May 2010, a dancer at the Glass Slipper was found to be dancing too close to a patron in a third-floor lounge. The prior infraction was taken into consideration when the board decided this week to issue its suspension, Ferrer said.

Jasper Craven can be reached at jasper.craven@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @Jasper_Craven.
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