An employee of a massage parlor in Sioux Falls is charged after an undercover operation by the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force on Monday afternoon.

Officer Sam Clemens says drug agents have been checking local massage parlors in conjunction with the department's Street Crimes Unit. He says a detective stopped at the Happy Dragon Massage Parlor, at 3007 East 10th Street, around 3:30 PM:

Once the deal was made, other detective entered the store and arrested the employee.

Clemens says Li Li, a 44-year-old massage parlor employee, was also charged with the practice of massage without a license. Both offenses are Class 1 misdemeanors.