The quick response of the bus driver led to a summation of the incident within a matter of minutes, including the arrest of the two suspects who sprayed pepper spray into a bus making its way to the Kosel.
The incident occurred on motzei Shabbos, as a bus was making its way from Sultan Suleiman Street to the Kosel. The driver was compelled to pull over and stop the vehicle after the suspects sprayed pepper spray into an open window. He immediately phoned police.
A few minutes following the incident, police arrested to Arab residents of the eastern capital, 17 and 19-years-old. Police found the can of pepper spray on one of the two. The pepper spray is seen in the accompanying photo.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem/ Photo Credit: Media Resource Group)