2 settlers arrested in assault case

Police working undercover nab two suspects who allegedly beat Palestinian farmers with sticks.

Several days after police opened an investigation to identify the masked men who were videotaped beating three members of a Palestinian family with sticks a week ago, two settlers from the southern Mount Hebron area were arrested on Tuesday. One of those arrested is a minor and police estimated that more arrests would be made. The two settlers who were held Tuesday did not try to resist arrest. They were caught after a police undercover operation. Double click on Play icon below to watch clip: The assault took place near Sussiya in the southern Hebron Hills. In the video, shot by a teenage Palestinian girl, four individuals, who appear to be young men, march toward the family while holding sticks, with one man wielding a stick at a Palestinian farmer. The film then ends, as the camera girl fled to call for help.