Terrorist shot after stabbing elderly man in Netanya

The suspect was shot and apprehended, police said.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 2, 2015 18:07

Scene of stabbing attack in Netanya

Scene of stabbing attack in Netanya

An approximately 70-year-old man was stabbed and seriously wounded in a suspected terror attack in Netanya on Monday.

Police said that the assailant was an Arab resident of the West Bank.

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A police officer shot the suspect and apprehended him.

Senior MDA medic Raz Levi arrived at the scene, saying "on the sidewalk an approximately 71-year-old-man was laying down, fully conscious, suffering from a stab wound to his upper body."

According to Levi, the victim said that he was standing in the street when he felt a blow to his back.

The victim was transported to Laniado Medical Center in the city.

Earlier on Monday, a terrorist stabbed and wounded three Israelis in Rishon Lezion. Two of the injured were in serious condition and the third victim suffered light injuries.

The suspect in that earlier attack was also apprehended by police.


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