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  2/12/2014, Adar 12, 5774

PA Arab Indicted for Motorcycle Theft in Petah Tikva


The Central District Court issued an indictment this morning (Wednesday) against 22-year-old PA Arab Mahmoud Aamar for auto-theft, conspiracy to commit a felony, and additional offenses.

According to the indicitment, Aamar, together with four others, conspired to steal motorcycles and mopeds from Israel, in Petah Tikva, load them onto their own transport.  The next evening, the defendant together with his friends, stole additional units and then proceeded to head out of town. The defendant's vehicle aroused the suspicion of the police, who gave chase to them in several patrol cars, endangering not only vehicles that were on the road, but parked cars, as well.

When finally stopped and placed under arrest, the defendant resisted, attempting to strike officers until they had to resort to force to subdue him.