WATCH: Israeli Arab Held For Attempt To Steal Soldier’s Weapon

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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