The Saudi authorities arrested a 20-year-old harasser of a woman after a video clip documenting the incident spread on social media.
Okaz newspaper quoted a police statement saying: “The spokesman for the Riyadh police, Major Khaled Al-Kraidis, stated that it is a reference to what was circulated on social media about a woman being harassed in a public place by a person, with words that are incompatible with public morals. It is documented and published.
The statement added: “The security follow-up, in coordination with the Asir region police, resulted in his identification and arrest. He is a citizen in his second decade of life.