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October 27, 2015 9:23 am

Police Foil Attack by Armed Palestinian Teens in Jerusalem

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Police units arrest two Arab suspects armed with a utility knife and ax. Photo: Twitter.

Police units arrested two Arab suspects armed with a utility knife and ax. Photo: Twitter.

A police officer apprehended two Palestinian teenagers Tuesday in Jerusalem’s Old City and confiscated an ax and a utility knife that were on their person, and with which they intended to carry out an attack, police said.

The officer’s suspicion was raised by the sight of the two, aged 16 and 17, standing on a street corner and observing passersby, a police statement read. After questioning them, the officer searched their belongings and found the potentially lethal objects.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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