Palestinian teen arrested at Hebron checkpoint with knife

Border Police officers arrest a Palestinian teenager at a checkpoint in the West Bank city of Hebron after they find a knife in his possession, a police spokesperson says.

The suspect is a Palestinian minor from the Hebron area. He was passing through a checkpoint near the city’s Tomb of the Patriarch’s holy site, when he was stopped for a more thorough examination, the spokesperson says.

The incident is still being investigated, she adds.

— Judah Ari Gross

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