The Times of Israel reports: Israeli police on Sunday night arrested a man on suspicion of attacking an IDF soldier at the entrance to a base in southern Israel and attempting to steal his army-issued weapon.
The incident occurred at the Mishmar Hanegev base, near the Israeli kibbutz of the same name.
In a statement to the press, police said the suspect was a “member of a minority,” an Israeli euphemism for Arab or Palestinian.
The soldier, according to police, overpowered his would-be attacker and restrained him until authorities arrived.
The suspect was taken in for questioning.
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