Initial report: Youth stabbed in Ramle; motives unclear

An approximately 11-year-old boy was stabbed and lightly-to-moderately wounded Monday afternoon in Ramle, according to initial reports.
The assailant fled the scene, according to police.
Magen David Adom paramedics provided initial treatment to the youth, who suffered wounds to his upper body.
Police were investigating the motives behind the incident in the central Israeli city.