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Xuedan Ou, 34, was arrested for human trafficking Thursday.
Xuedan Ou, 34, was arrested for human trafficking Thursday.Tewksbury Police Department

A woman accused of human trafficking at a Tewksbury massage parlor was ordered held on $20,000 cash bail at her arraignment Friday in Lowell District Court, officials said.

Xuedan Ou, 34, of Tewksbury was charged with trafficking a person for sexual servitude, keeping a house of prostitution, and deriving support from prostitution, Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan said in a statement.

Ou is scheduled to appear in court again Dec. 2, according to a clerk from Lowell District Court.

She was arrested Thursday after a nine-month investigation into TCM Therapy Center at 616 Main St. Officers executed search warrants at the business and her residence, Sheehan said.

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“Our Detective Division did an incredible job persevering through the intricacies of this type of investigation to build a solid case and have really set the standard for future investigations of this nature,” he said.


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