A well known Israeli actor and comedian was arrested Monday on suspicion he committed violent sexual assault against a 17-year-old girl.
According to the Hadera girl's complaint, the comedian met with her on Saturday night and promised her she will be on a show he is on. Later, she said, he sexually assaulted her.
The comedian, who was arrested following the girl's complaint, said he knew the girl but denied the allegations. He was later released to a five-day house arrest. (Raanan Ben-Zur)