Foreign national arrested for allegedly trying to sexually assault minor

An Indian foreign national was arrested in Netanya on suspicion of attempting to commit multiple sexual offenses on a minor, Israeli media reported.

Investigators from Netanya's police department conducted an undercover investigation against the suspect who allegedly contacted teenagers aged 14 years through various social networks and made plans to meet them.

Police reported that they met him at an office building under covert surveillance, where he was promptly arrested by detectives.

The investigation remains open.