|Thief breaking into house|
An Arab teen is behind bars after he was caught red-handed robbing a Jewish home in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Bayit Vegan, according to police reports.
Jerusalem Police said that they arrested a teen at 12:00 a.m. on Thursday, after being caught in a house armed with a knife.
Police were called to Uziel Street on a report of a robbery in progress.
According to the initial investigation, the young man broke into the home to steal items and armed himself with a knife to scare off the residents of the home.
A neighbor who notice the break in, called the police, and they arrived within minutes to capture the suspect.
Police are still investigating whether the youngster worked alone or was part of a gang.
The man will be brought before the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court for a bail hearing.