Palestinian man wielding weapon in Ramot caught by security forces

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September 20, 2015 17:17

 
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Jerusalem police received a report about a man acting suspiciously while holding a hammer or an axe near the mall in Ramot.

Police arrived at the scene and identified a person who meets the description of the suspect, near the Ramot checkpoint. The suspect ran in the direction of Beit Iksa but was caught by security forces after a warning shot was fired.

Police have not yet found the a weapon. The suspect did not have a permit to enter Israel.

Police transferred the suspect for interrogation and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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