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A 63-year-old dentist was arrested on Wednesday in the north on suspicion of
performing “indecent acts” on a 13-year-old female patient who was under his
care, police said.
The dentist, a resident of Haifa, is suspected of
“touching the girl inappropriately” after administrating dental drugs that dazed
her, a police spokesman told The Jerusalem Post.
The girl’s parents filed
a complaint at the Zevulun police station two weeks ago, leading to an
The suspect, who owns two dental clinics, one in Haifa and
another in Kiryat Motzkin, was arrested. He told police during questioning that
he did not commit any of the acts attributed to him.
subsequent searches of his clinics revealed pedophilic and pornographic images,
as well as sex toys hidden in a cupboard.
Investigators are now trying to
determine whether there were additional victims.