Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Palestinian teen arrested for trying to 'stab Zionist to death'

(Ynet) A 15-year-old Palestinian was arrested Tuesday evening for allegedly attempting to stab Israelis at an intersection in the West Bank. The suspect was detained pending investigation by the IDF and police.

The local police said that a civilian called emergency operators and reported that he stopped his vehicle at a popular hitchhiking spot in Gush Etzion on the way to Hebron. Police added that the driver was suspicious of the Palestinian teen and decided to call the station.

Police officer arrived from Hebron and searched the suspect, discovering a large knife. Police sources say that in the initial interrogation the teen said he intended to "stab a Zionist to death."

The police also noted that the Palestinian teen was not cooperating at this stage.