Two-thirds of Complaints to Israel Police for Sex Crimes Were Filed by Minors

Figures show more than 5,000 sex crimes last year - 10 percent more than in 2011. According to police, only 40 percent of sex crimes are reported, which, they say, is just the tip of the iceberg.

Two-thirds of the more than 5,000 complaints of sex crimes that came into the police last year were lodged by minors. In all, sex crime complaints rose by 10 percent from the previous year, police figures show.