Border police on Tuesday afternoon apprehended a Palestinian youth who was concealing a large knife in his knapsack when checked at a checkpoint near the Ma’aras HaMachpelah.
After the 15-year-old PA (Palestinian Authority) resident was checked at one of the border police inspection points near the Machpelah, border police found the large knife seen in the accompanying photos, which was in the knapsack. The youth was immediately placed under arrest.
B’chasdei Hashem he was stopped without incident before being able to sneak the weapon into the Machpelah.
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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem / Photo Credit: Israel Police Spokesman Unit)