Israeli teacher arrested for sexual assault of female student

A 27-year-old Israeli teacher was arrested by Israel Police on Thursday following accusations of sexual assault made by his 17-year-old student.

The teacher, a resident of Jaffa, turned himself in after the student filed a complaint to a police station in central Israel. He was interrogated by officers before being detained.

Police will move to extend the man's arrest in a hearing at the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court, set to take place on Friday.

The investigation is ongoing.

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