- Rafael ‘Rafi’ Refaeli was arrested at his home in the Sharon area of Israel
- Along with a friend, he allegedly became aggressive with officers
- They had come to his house to investigate a noise complaint
The father of Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer two days after his daughter gave birth.
Rafael ‘Rafi’ Refaeli was allegedly involved in a physical and verbal confrontation with officers when they arrived at his house in the Sharon region of Israel on Saturday to deal with a noise complaint.
A female officer arrived and attempted to gain access to the property, where a party was taking place and loud music was being played, but was physically stopped from doing so by Mr Refaeli, it was reported.
Rafael ‘Rafi’ Refaeli (left) with his daughter (right), supermodel Bar Refaeli. He was arrested over an alleged assault on a police officer on Saturday
Back-up was called and Mr Refaeli and a friend became verbally and physically aggressive with the officers, according to The Jerusalem Post.
Both Mr Refaeli and his friend were arrested and questioned, before being released on Sunday.
Mr Refaeli was placed on house arrest and will appear at Lod District Court on Monday afternoon.
Bar with her father at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills in 2014
Officers have confiscated CCTV footage of the incident.
Bar gave birth to a healthy baby girl last week at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov hospital.
The baby – weighing just seven pounds even – has been named Liv.
The 31-year-old is married to Adi Ezra, and they both thanked hospital, staff and doctors for their help delivering her daughter, according to Israel’s Chanel Two news.
A regular on the 100 ‘sexiest women’ lists, the model previously dated Leonardo DiCaprio.
Bar gave birth to a healthy baby girl last week at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov hospital
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