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(photo credit: John L. White / South Florida Sun-Sentinel / MCT)
A 31-year-old married father was arrested on Sunday night on suspicion of
violently raping a 21-year-old woman in a Karmiel park.
Police said they
met on an dating Web site, and that the suspect, Amitai Ashtamker, introduced
himself online as a 25-year-old man named “Idan” from Kiryat
Ashtamker has past convictions for violent crimes and drugs, and
was previously investigated over allegations of sexual offenses, police
After agreeing to meet at the park on Sunday night, the two began
drinking vodka. Things turned violent after the woman rejected Amshataker’s
sexual advances, police said. The suspect pulled her hair and smashed her head
against a park table, police said.
“He stripped and raped her,” a police
Following the attack, the woman attempted to get away,
but the suspect grabbed a glass bottle and threatened to slash her face,
At this stage, police volunteers on patrol in the park
spotted the suspect and the woman. Naked, she ran toward them pleading
The volunteers called for backup and took the suspect into
The Acre Magistrate’s Court extended his custody by a week on
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