Two more suspects arrested in Beit Shemesh attack

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January 25, 2012 07:22

 
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Police arrested two additional suspects overnight Tuesday for involvement in an attack by ultra-Orthodox men on a woman hanging up posters for the Mifal Hapayis national lottery in Beit Shemesh on Tuesday.

According to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, Natalie Mashiach, 27, was accosted by several men in the ultra-Orthodox Ramat Beit Shemesh Bet neighborhood, who demanded that she leave the area. They surrounded her car and pelted it with stones, smashing several windows, and punctured her tires. One stone struck Mashiach on the head, lightly injuring her.

Five suspects have been detained for alleged involvement in the incident. Police stated that more arrests were expected in the case.

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