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.

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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.