Judea and Samaria district police arrested a youth on suspicion of assaulting a police officer during the demolition of an illegal structure in the West Bank on Monday.

Security forces razed the structure built in Neguhot, in the Mount Hebron region, and said a youth violated a closed military zone, entered the demolition area, and assaulted an officer.

Police arrested the youth and brought him to Hebron for questioning. An officer was also lightly injured in his leg while pursuing the youth, police added.

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