Arab in haredi garb arrested on suspicion of Jerusalem robbery

An Arab resident of Jerusalem was under arrest Thursday for allegedly stealing merchandise from a city store disguised as a haredi, police said. The suspect was apprehended by police overnight after he was spotted acting suspiciously while pushing a baby carriage filled with the stolen merchandise in the city's Mea She'arim neighborhood, Jerusalem police spokesman Shmuel Ben-Ruby said. The alleged thief has a criminal record, police said.