A man in his 60s was found today (Sunday) at noon when he was lying on the floor with stab wounds to his body. MDA forces called to the scene evacuated him to Wolfson Hospital when he was moderately injured. An initial examination revealed that an anonymous man apparently tried to rob an elderly couple in Jaffa, stabbing the man during the incident.
updating: An 18-year-old suspect was arrested, staying illegally in Jenin and taken for further treatment.
MDA Spokeswoman: At 13:59, a report was received at MDA’s 101 hotline in the Dan area, about a man who was injured in a violent incident, on Bat Yam Street in Jaffa. “MDA medics and paramedics provide medical care and refer to Wolfson Hospital, a 67-year-old man in moderate to stable condition, fully aware of penetrating injuries to his body.”
Police Spokeswoman (Yiftach Area): “An anonymous man approached a couple walking on Bat Yam Street in Jaffa, stabbed the 67-year-old man, wounded him moderately and fled. Large Israeli police forces are conducting searches. The circumstances of the case are being investigated.”