Man suspected of raping woman in TA parking lot

Suspect allegedly threatens young couple with knife in Gan Ha'ir complex, forces woman into bathroom, rapes her.

May 12, 2012 07:35
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Police car in Tel Aviv at night 311. (photo credit: Yoni Cohen)

Police suspect that a man attacked two youths, one female and one male, in the parking lot of the Gan Ha'ir complex in Tel Aviv overnight Friday and then proceeded to rape the female victim.

According to an initial investigation, the attacker apparently threatened the youths with a knife and attacked the young man. He then allegedly forced the female victim into the bathroom where he raped her.

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The two were taken to Wolfson Medical Center in Holon for medical treatment.

The suspected attacker fled the scene before police arrived.

Police opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident and were searching for suspects.

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