Haredi youth arrested for sexually assaulting siblings, neighbors
By Jonathan Lis, Haaretz Correspondent
Jerusalem police on Sunday arrested a Haredi youth on suspicion of sexually assaulting his sisters and his younger brother repeatedly over the past five years.
During his questioning, the youth admitted to assaulting a number of neighborhood youths in addition to his siblings. The assaults would typically consist of the suspect rubbing himself against his victims until he received sexual gratification.
Most of the assaults reportedly took place in the suspect's home and police made the arrest after they received an anonymous tip.
The suspect told police that he carried out the attacks because he was the victim of sexual assault at the hands of rabbis in the yeshivas where he studied.
Investigations are ongoing and police are looking for additional victims of the suspect who will be brought before a remand hearing in Jerusalem on Monday.