Police arrested a man from Ashdod on Thursday on suspicion of choking
his 14-year-old daughter with a belt as she slept in her bed.
Paramedics rushed the girl to the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, where is in moderate condition, according to doctors.
say the suspect, in a rage due to a prior verbal dispute, entered his
daughter's room after his wife left the home from work, and began
choking her with the belt.
"We're looking into the background of this incident, and what proceeded it," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.