A man in his 20s was arrested after he attempted to bring a knife into the central bus station in Beer Sheva on Wednesday.
The resident of Kuseife, a Beduin community in the Negev, was searched at the entrance of the central bus station by security and the knife was found in his bag.
When the security guards tried to detain the man for questioning, he attempted to escape and threw the knife.
Police retrieved the knife and the man is being held in custody by the police for further interrogation.
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