Israeli Boy, 11, Stabbed in the Back

09 Feb 2016

From the JTA:

An 11-year-old boy was stabbed several times in the back with scissors in the central Israeli city of Ramle.

The boy told police the attacker in the Monday afternoon incident was an Arab man. He was taken to a nearby hospital in moderate condition, police said. The attacker fled the scene.

A 17-year-old suspect was arrested after a short manhunt. The suspect is from Jawarish, an Arab neighborhood of Ramle, according to police. Ramle is a mixed Jewish-Arab city.

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