On Tuesday, authorities in Riyadh arrested a man for sexually harassing a woman at a local restaurant, Sabq news site reported.
In a statement on the matter, Chaker bin Suleiman Al Tuwaijiri, the official spokesman for the city's police, identified the defendant as a Saudi national in his thirties.
Al Tuwaijiri explained that the man has now been referred to concerned authorities and will be prosecuted under the kingdom's laws.
The man's detainment came just hours after CCTV footage capturing the horrific incident went viral on social media. In the clip, the victim is seen waiting in line to pick up an order when the man ambushes her. The perpetrator then grabs the woman and forcibly kisses her.