A video footage showing a young expatriate man slapping a veiled Saudi woman following a dispute, has gone viral on social media.
The incident happened at Al Mahmal Market in Jeddah. The clip shows the woman falling to the ground after being slapped, while the crowd looks on.
The woman chases the man, shouting that he would pay for his act. Social media users are outraged at the incident and shocked that the crowd did not intervene.
Twitter reports suggest that the attacker was arrested by the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.