Monday, March 12, spetspodrazdeleniya police (PITS) arrested 30-year-old man barricaded himself in an apartment in Haifa. He is suspected of assaulting a police officer and an elderly couple in the city.
First, a man attacked police officers near the hospital «Bnei Zion» in Haifa.
He then attacked an elderly couple on the street Hashmonaim. The injured man received a head injury, in critical condition, was taken to the hospital «Rambam». A woman with minor limb injuries was taken to hospital «Bnei Zion».
The police suspect that the assailant is mentally ill.