Palestinian teen arrested in Old City in Jerusalem with knife

February 1, 2016 11:02

A Palestinian youth was arrested by forces with a knife on his person on Hagai street in Jerusalem's old city on Monday, after he aroused the suspicions of nearby security forces.

Police arrested the 14-year-old after they noticed him loitering on the predominantly Jewish street. The police examined the teen from a distance before a body search revealed a concealed weapon.

The minor was arrested and taken in for interrogation and the knife was seized.

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

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