Palestinian arrested over Jaffa stabbing during suspected attempted robbery

A Palestinian man is arrested as a suspect in the stabbing of a 67-year-old Israeli in Jaffa earlier today.

The 18-year-old suspect is from the Jenin area in the West Bank and was staying in Israel illegally.

The incident is believed to have been an attempted robbery, although authorities haven’t ruled out the possibility that it was a terror attack.

The victim, moderately injured, is being treated at Wolfson hospital and is fully conscious.

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