Watch: Arsonist caught in central Israel

Security guard catches youth setting fire to dumpster, recycling bin in Lod. The youth was apprehended by police.

Rafael Levy,

Watch: Arsonist at work
Watch: Arsonist at work
Arutz Sheva

Israeli police received a report over the weekend of a man setting fire to a garbage container and a public recycling bin on Shlomo Hamelech St. in Lod.

The person who reported the incident was a local security guard who confronted the arsonist and detained him until police arrived on the scene.

Police arrested the suspect, an 18-year-old Shoham resident, and brought him in for questioning at the local police station on suspicion of arson and other crimes.

The suspect was brought to the Rishon Letzion Magistrates Court Sunday and remanded in custody until Monday.

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