Netanya: Suspects attempt to snatch rifle from IDF soldier

February 5, 2012 21:10

Two suspects attempted to snatch a rifle from an IDF soldier in Netanya on Sunday.

Passers-by who noticed the incident grabbed one of the suspects and contacted police. The second suspect fled the scene and is being sought after by police.

The soldier was uninjured. Police say the attempted firearm theft was a criminal rather than a terrorist incident.

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