Soccer player for top team arrested over alleged sex crimes against 13-year-old girl

A soccer player for one of Israel’s current top-ranked teams has been arrested over alleged sex crimes against a 13-year-old girl, committed along with other teenage boys.

The 17-year-old, who had in the past played for Israel’s national youth squad, studies at the same educational institution as the rest of the suspects and the victim.

The suspects will be brought for a remand hearing tomorrow. The identities of those involved are barred from publication.

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