Police Searching for Suspect in Tel Aviv Rape

According to police, a young woman was raped by an anonymous assailant after being forced to have sex with her boyfriend; police are searching for the perpetrator.

Tel Aviv police are searching for the perpetrator of a suspected rape of a young woman early Saturday morning.

According to police, the woman and her boyfriend were returning to their car from an outing in central Tel Aviv around 4 a.m. early Saturday morning, when they noticed that they were being followed by a suspicious person.

Rape crime scene - Milrod - 12.5.12
The Tel Aviv parking lot where the rape occurred. Moti Milrod

When they reached a parking lot adjacent to the Tel Aviv municipality, the assailant allegedly pulled out a knife and forced the victims to have sex with each other. The attacker then raped the young woman.

After the attacker fled, the couple called the police, who searched the crime scene. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Last Tuesday, Tel Aviv police arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of breaking into the apartment of a 30-year-old woman and raping her, in an incident that occurred in south Tel Aviv around two weeks ago.

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