Man arrested on suspicion of vandalizing Israeli flags with swastikas in Jerusalem

An Israeli flag defaced with a swastika in Jerusalem, undated photo (Israel Police)
An Israeli flag defaced with a swastika in Jerusalem, undated photo (Israel Police)

Police say a man has been arrested on suspicion of spraying swastikas on Israeli flags in Jerusalem.

The suspect is from the Abu Tor neighborhood and is in his 40s, police say.

He was detained for questioning on suspicion of desecrating the flag with a racist motivation.

The suspect will appear in court later today for a hearing on his detention.

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