Jewish man arrested for entering Jerusalem church with knife during Christmas Mass

A young Jewish man was arrested earlier today inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City with a knife, Channel 13 reports.

Jerusalem Police arrested the man who entered the holy Christian site during Christmas Mass carrying a large kitchen knife, the report says, adding that the incident caused panic inside the church.

He was remanded for one day. There were no casualties in the incident.

It is not immediately clear whether the man had brandished the knife or planned an attack on worshipers.

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