WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Wis. ‘Snuggle House’ May Have Shuttered

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Why Is The Jury Taking So Long In Ventura Trial? Law Professor Weighs In
  2. Funeral Held For Gopher Legend McNamara
  3. QB Race On At Vikes' Training Camp
  4. WCCO Interview: Children's Defense Fund Study
  5. Human Cannonball Blows Minds At Canterbury

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A new snuggling business in Wisconsin’s capital city may have closed amid scrutiny from city officials.

Customers at Madison’s Snuggle House can snuggle with professional cuddlers for $60 an hour. Supporters say the business helps people relax through non-sexual touch.

But city officials suspect the Snuggle House may be a thinly veiled brothel and cuddling will lead to sexual assault. Police say they’re planning sting operations at the Snuggle House and city attorneys are busy drafting new ordinances to govern the business.

It’s unclear whether the Snuggle House is still open. No one was at the business Saturday.

A Facebook page claiming to be the Snuggle House’s site says it is closed, but Hurtado and his attorney have not responded to repeated requests for confirmation.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus