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The founder of an Upper West Side boutique gym was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexually abusing a client at the facility, police said.

Ray Wallace, 40, owner of FIT RxN, on West End Avenue at 61st Street, was taken into custody on charges of sex abuse and forcible touching, cops said.

He was busted for allegedly grabbing a 30-year-old woman's buttocks and kissing her without permission on Oct. 4, 2017.

His accuser hailed his arrest as a "victory."

"He made an appointment where I was completely alone in the whole building," said the alleged victim, who requested anonymity.

She said his pattern was to rearrange sessions so he could be "alone with women."

She and another woman left reviews on Yelp detailing their allegations against Wallace.

In the accuser's post, she said that on Oct. 4, she "felt very uncomfortable with something super inappropriate."

Wallace appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday night and was released without bail. He was greeted by his wife Tara, who runs the gym with him, and three other female supporters.

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