Three Jerusalem Teens Suspected of Sexually Abusing Classmate

Teens, 15, all learned together in prominent a Jerusalem school; abuse allegedly took place in afternoons at the school or at victim's home.

Three teenage boys from Jerusalem were arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually and mentally abusing one of their high school classmates for over two years.

The alleged abuse, which also included extortion of large sums of money from the victim, took place in the afternoon hours after the school day had ended, or at the victim's home. They all studied at a prominent school in the capital.

Students at school, Illustration
Alberto Dankberg

The alleged victim, who recently left the school and transferred to a different school in the city, spoke for the first time about the abuse with one of his advisers at an after school education program.

The adviser convinced the teenager to make an official complaint.