The team of four police officers heard the shattering of tombstones as large rocks were thrown at them. The officers observed four suspects who fled the location, and police stopped them after a short chase.
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According to the Jerusalem District Police, two of the suspects are associated with the ‘Hilltop Youth,’ and had previously been expelled from the West Bank. The four were brought in for questioning at the Central Unit’s nationalistic crimes investigation unit.
The police describe the incident as ‘price tag’ activity in the fullest sense of the term. Jerusalem District Police Commander Yossi Pariente praised the officers work, and said the police viewed the incident very seriously.
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