Teens in Lod, Nazareth arrested for disgracing Israeli flags

A 16-year-old from Nazareth pulled down an Israeli flag and a number of 13-15-year-olds from Lod who trampled on the flag were arrested on Tuesday morning.

Teens from Lod trample an Israeli flag on May 3, 2022. (CREDIT: ISRAEL POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

A 16-year-old was arrested on Monday after videos on social media showed him pulling down an Israeli flag from a lighting post in Nazareth with his face covered, Israel Police said on Tuesday morning.

The teen was brought before the Nazareth Magistrate Court and his custody was remanded until Wednesday.

Also on Wednesday, three teens from Lod aged 13-15 were seen in Ramle trampling the flag.

The three were released with restraining orders that included five days of house arrest and a ban from entering Ramle.