In the incident which took place in the Ramot neighborhood of Yerushalayim, two talmidei yeshiva report Arabs in a van tried pulling them into the vehicle by force but B”H they managed to fight them off. A police patrol responded and took their statements. They initially did not treat the matter with the urgency it demanded, but after hearing sufficient testimony, at some point, they believed the talmidim were telling the truth.
Officials began checking area surveillance cameras for a clue to the identity of the vehicle. The video footage confirmed the story of the talmidim leading police to order a chopper into the air and send backup forces to the area.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)