Police arrest suspect who attempted a stabbing attack in Jerusalem

The alleged terrorist fled the scene after the attempt, but was later apprehended by police. No injuries or casualties were reported.

Vegetables for sale are seen near Herod's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City October 7, 2019 (photo credit: REUTERS/NIR ELIAS)
Vegetables for sale are seen near Herod's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City October 7, 2019
(photo credit: REUTERS/NIR ELIAS)
Israeli police apprehended a terrorist suspected of attempting to carry out a stabbing attack at Herod's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. No injuries or casualties were reported.
At approximately 3:40 p.m., while border police were in the area, a terrorist with a knife attempted to stab on-duty officers, according to Israel Police. The terrorist fled the scene, but was chased by police who opened fire and apprehended him.
The 16-year-old terrorist from east Jerusalem is in the hospital, Israel Police reported.
Two others were arrested in connection with the attempted stabbing attack, the police added.
There were Israeli media reports that Jared Kushner was visiting the Old City during the attempted attack, however this has not been confirmed.

This is a developing story.