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3 Jewish girls held for attacking Arab with pepper spray

Three young Jewish women are held by Jerusalem police on suspicion of attacking a Palestinian man with pepper spray.

The Arab man works in a store on Jerusalem’s Jaffa Road. Police were called to the store, where they found the man being cared for by passersby.

The victim gave a description of the attackers, leading to the detainment of three young women nearby.

“Police will show zero tolerance toward any incident of violence or attempt to harm the public peace,” the Jerusalem Police says in a statement.

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