For the third time in a week, an elderly Israeli was reportedly assaulted by young Israeli men in a public place.
A 71-year-old man told police he was pushed and fell to the ground by a man in his 20s in Herzliya, during an argument with him and his friend over the man's driving. After the incident the man fell ill and was taken for treatment at Meir Hospital, Tel Aviv Police said on Tuesday.Both suspects, residents of Tel Aviv and Ramat Gan, were arrested shortly after.
On Saturday, 75-year-old Amiram Oron, was beaten by after he told the a twenty-something man to put his dog on a leash. Oron broke his leg during the fight and suffered wounds to his face. The suspect in that case was also arrested, but was later released, with his attorney and he maintaining that Oron struck him first.
Also over the weekend, Feivel Gertman, a Holocaust survivor, was attacked by a young father after Gertman scolded the man's children for reportedly horse-playing in a public park.