Group Sex on Tel Aviv Beach Puts Police Response in Question

April 17, 2012 3:30 pm 0 comments

Tel Aviv beach. Photo: wiki commons.

An alleged incident involving group sex on Bograshov Beach in Tel Aviv just two weeks ago, has an employee inside Israel’s state prosecutor’s office questioning whether or not the police ever responded to her calls about the incident.

The witness, who lives in northern Jerusalem and took the day off from work to head to the beach with her friend, says that a group of men “between 17 and 30″ and a small number of young women were cheering on something going on inside the circle they had formed.  After she moved closer to see what was going on, she witnessed a woman having intercourse with a man on the beach, followed by multiple acts of intercourse with other men in the group.

“I tried to talk the girl into leaving, but she started screaming at me, and said ‘I’m a free woman, I’ll do what I want with my body.’ She was very aggressive and I didn’t want to start up with her,” the witness told Haaretz.

After contacting Tel Aviv district police, the witness says there was no on site response.

“I waited a couple of minutes on the line for her and she said that she had no patrol car available, but she’d see if she could send someone,” she said.

Tel Aviv’s district police say they responded to the call, sending two officers to the beach within less than 5 minutes, but they did not see anything abnormal.  An investigation has now been opened into the incident and into the conduct of the officers involved.  The state prosecutor employee who called the police took more action than other eyewitnesses, including those at a local restaurant, who saw what was happening but did not alert the authorities.

The woman who called police says “it isn’t clear” how the officers could have missed what was happening because the time in which they say they arrived on the scene, there was a woman “walking around half naked, having sex with those guys.”

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