'Hobby hypnotist' in N.H. allegedly sexually assaulted a client


CONCORD, N.H. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A man who works as a "hobby hypnotist" turned himself into police on Tuesday after police issued a warrant for his arrest Monday.

The 59-year-old man, Thomas Goodness, was wanted for multiple counts of sexual assault. According to police, last August a woman reported that she went to Goodness' home to get help with a disorder. The two went to his camper, where the hypnotism would take place.

Instead of being hypnotized, however, the victim stated that Goodness rubbed parts of her body over her clothes, told her to touch herself in a sexual way, and kissed her multiple times. The victim stated she was afraid to resist his commands.

On Aug. 30, 2013, Concord police detectives executed a search warrant at Goodness' home in Concord.

Goodness was released on $6,000 bail and is due in court for arraignment Feb. 10.