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East Jerusalem man caught after allegedly resisting arrest during riot, fleeing in ambulance

This handout photo from police shows a Palestinian suspect who allegedly fled in a Red Crescent ambulance after assaulting officers during rioting in East Jerusalem's Beit Hanina neighborhood on May 12, 2022. (Israel Police)
This handout photo from police shows a Palestinian suspect who allegedly fled in a Red Crescent ambulance after assaulting officers during rioting in East Jerusalem's Beit Hanina neighborhood on May 12, 2022. (Israel Police)

Police announce the arrest of a Palestinian for allegedly assaulting officers during clashes yesterday in East Jerusalem’s Beit Hanina neighborhood.

According to police, the suspect resisted arrest yesterday and sprayed mace at officers, then fled the scene in a Red Crescent ambulance.

The suspect is identified as a 39-year-old from Shuafat. Police say he was arrested today in Jerusalem.

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