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Arabs dressed as ultra-Orthodox Jews hijack car from Jewish woman before crashing into truck

By Mason White 2:45 PM February 25, 2014
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By: Anika Rao
A Jewish woman said that several Arabs who were disguised as ultra-Orthodox Jews, hijacked her car, Israel Police reported.

Rosh Ha’ayin Police said that the incident occurred on Monday night, near the Yakir intersection.

The incident began when a woman of Rosh Ha’ayin was traveling in her Ford Focus car. Suddenly, three Arab men who wore yarmulkes on their heads, approached her car at the intersection, threw her to the floor got into her car and drove off.

The woman reported that the suspects drove towards the Arab city of Wadi Kana. However, bad luck caught up to them as they crashed the car into a truck.

The robbers left the vehicle behind and fled from the scene on foot. Police recovered the crashed vehicle, and the woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Police launched an investigation and are searching for the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.