Bedouin arrested for attempted arson in Dimona

Police arrest 25-year-old arson suspect, open investigation.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Firefighters (illustration)
Firefighters (illustration)
Yossi Zamir/Flash 90

A 25-year-old Bedouin man was arrested on Monday for on suspicion of attempting twice to set fire to a Dimona business.

The suspect is believed to be a resident of one of the illegal Bedouin settlements scattered along the road leading from Dimona to Be'er Sheva, Kikar Hashabbat reported.

Firefighters arriving at the scene extinguished the fires.

The business suffered light damage.

Israel Police have opened an investigation, and the suspect's arrest has been extended. An indictment is expected to be submitted.