This evening, around 20:30, a report was received by the police regarding two suspects who were observed behaving suspiciously near a synagogue in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood in Jerusalem. Detectives from the Jerusalem district were dispatched to the scene.
Detectives from the police located the two suspects, one from East Jerusalem and the other a resident of the Pisgat Ze'ev area in their 30s, and detained them for questioning. During the investigation, the officers found in the possession of one of the suspects a knife, a kippah (skullcap), and a necklace with a Star of David pendant. The arrested suspects were taken in for further questioning at the police station.
Israeli police officers and Border Police fighters continue to carry out intensified operational activities in Jerusalem. They have deployed forces widely across the city, ensuring a determined and immediate response to any unusual events or reports, all with the goal of preserving public safety and security.