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15-year old Palestinian carrying a knife, stopped at Cave of Patriarchs

A Palestinian teen was arrested near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron Tuesday morning (12th), after he was found to be concealing a knife.

The incident is the third in the last week, according to Israeli Police.

The youth, 15, had been hiding the knife under his shirt, and when he was asked to lift his shirt he pulled it on the police officers at the checkpoint

He was then arrested and taken for questioning.

The two other incidents also occurred near the Tomb of the Patriarchs.