The terrorist who stabbed a 60-year-old ultra-orthodox man near the Lion's Gate in the Old City late Monday was arrested after fleeing the scene.
Extensive searches were conducted after the attack to find the stabber. Police arrested a young man, 18, from the West Bank, who admitted to carrying out the attack.
The investigation is ongoing.
“The man was treated on site by Magen David Adom paramedics and rushed to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in light-to-moderate condition,” said Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld shortly after the attack.”
“The knife was found at the scene and police units are searching for the suspect.”
The attack comes following a relative lull of stabbings in the Old City over the past several weeks.