Police on Saturday night arrested three Israelis on suspicion of stabbing three African migrants in south Tel Aviv.

The victims were slightly injured in the incident and were taken to Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv for treatment.

The first victim was stabbed on the corner of Rosh Pina Street, the second on Levinsky Street and the third on Solomon Street.

The motive in the crimes was believed to be theft, Israel Radio reported, and the suspects were not believed to have known the victims beforehand.