Palestinian carrying concealed knife apprehended at Shuafat checkpoint

August 28, 2016 14:04

A short time ago a Palestinian was apprehended attempting to bring a knife through the Shuafat checkpoint, Israeli Police reported.

The suspect was crossing the checkpoint towards Jerusalem. While checking his bag at the x-ray machine, Israeli security officers found a wrapped knife concealed inside of the bag. Border police reached the checkpoint, neutralized the suspect and seized the knife. The suspect, 17, is a resident of the Shuafat refugee camp. He was apprehended and is now being held by police for interrogation.

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