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Man slaps behind of 19-year-old student while walking with her grandmother in street

By Emily Lewis 1:52 PM February 7, 2018
Teenager walking in street (illustration)

A student freaked out while walking on the street after a man approached her from behind and slapped her behind, according to police in the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai police said that they have arrested the 43-year-old man, who was not identified, for molesting the 19-year-old woman on the street.

The man has been charged with molestation and drinking alcohol.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges at the Dubai Misdemeanours Court.

Judge Mohammad Jamal sentenced the man to three months in prison and a $550 fine.

According to the police investigation, the 19-year-old woman and her grandmother were walking on the street when the defendant approached her from behind.

The victim and her grandmother testified that the defendant appeared to be drunk and was laughing loudly.

He then slapped the teen’s behind and ran away.

The teen and her grandmother began screaming and a large crowd ran after the defendant.

The defendant was detained until the police arrived at the scene.

The defendant denied the allegations, claiming he was drunk and did not remember slapping the teen.