A man accused of performing indecent acts on a small boy was indicted Monday morning in a Jerusalem district court.
Shlomo Aryeh Rothman, a 21-year old resident of Beit Shemesh, has been charged with a series of sexual assaults on a 13-year old haredi child, whom he lured into his car from outside of the synagogue in which the boy prayed.
Rothman, who had visited the area of the synagogue several times, selected his victim and offered to give him a ride in his car. [...]
The boy’s parents were made aware of the attacks after the victim began exhibiting erratic behavior, locking himself in his room and avoiding contact with others. The family contacted police with their concerns, eventually leading to Rothman’s arrest.