Israeli Police Stop Female Palestinian Teenager Running Toward Playground Wielding Knife

Police block the entrance to the old city on May 2, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. The old city of Jerusalem is on a lockdown, with police on high alert following the stabbing. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)
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Ynetnews reports: The Border Police arrested a 17-year-old female Palestinian who drew a knife and ran at an officer nearby the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron on Saturday afternoon, the Israel Police announced later that evening.

… The Border Policeman saw her running towards him with a weapon, and he aimed his weapon at the young Palestinian. She began to run towards a nearby playground where children were playing.

He ran after her and managed to outflank her, positioning himself between the terrorist and the children. He and other members of the Border police aimed and cocked their weapons at the girl, who then stopped and threw her weapon to the floor.

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