Israeli forces arrest Palestinian teen allegedly planning Jerusalem attack

According to initial investigations, the Palestinian youth intended to use to weapon to attack Israeli security forces.

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January 7, 2016 19:17
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IDF soldier handcuffs a man. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Police on Thursday arrested an unidentified 16-year-old Palestinian male in Jerusalem for allegedly planning to carry out a terrorist attack in the capital.

According to police, the suspect was arrested at the Shuafat refugee camp checkpoint after Border Police stationed in the area saw him behaving suspiciously.

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“Police units surrounded the suspect and upon questioning and searching him found a knife carefully hidden on his back, inside his t-shirt,” said Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld. “He was arrested and admitted to intending to stab a security officer inside Jerusalem.”

Rosenfeld said no one was injured during the arrest and that police continue to enforce heightened security in the capital to prevent future terrorist attacks.

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