Police in Tiberius have issued a warning to the public over a man and a woman
who dressed up as Border Police in order to steal cash and valuable
The warning came after a suspect phoned a massage parlor in the
city and scheduled an appointment on Wednesday.
He arrived a few hours
later in a Border Police uniform, together with a woman in her 20s, also in a
The two proceeded to search the premises and stole a cell
phone, a wallet, and thousands of shekels in cash. They then demanded that the
woman who works at the parlor join them in their car "for questioning at the
Inside the vehicle, the woman was told to remove 17,000 shekels
worth of jewelry, since "one cannot enter a police station with that."
then ordered out of the car and told to report to the station the following day.
After being ejected from the vehicle, the woman realized she had been the victim
of an elaborate theft. Police are searching for the two suspects.