TA: Man arrested after trying to rape woman near TA port

A 50-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he attempted to rape a young woman on Reading street adjacent to the Tel Aviv port.
The suspect attacked the 20-year-old lady with his pants down and attempted to rip off her clothes and choke her. 
Passers-by who noticed the attack stopped to help the woman and she was able to escape from the attacker.
The suspect will be brought for a remand extension hearing on Friday.