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A Palestinian Authority man was arrested and will be charged with rape after drugging, raping and robbing a young woman at a nightclub in Tel Aviv, according to police reports in Israel.
Police investigators of the Yiftach Station in Tel Aviv, arrested a 27-year-old Palestinian man on Monday, after he was accused of raping a young woman. Police said that the Palestinian man put drugs into the woman's drink while partying at a local club.
After the woman passed out, the man dragged her into the alley, raped her, stole her purse, took her jewelry and her cellphone and fled from the scene.
Police said that the man used a false work visa to enter Israel.
The suspect was brought before the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court for a bail hearing where prosecutors demanded he be remanded into custody pending the completion of his trial.
Police have urged women to not leave their drinks unattended at bars.