The Central Bus Station in Tel Aviv
The Central Bus Station in Tel AvivOmer Fichman/Flash90

A short time ago, a 60-year-old suspect was arrested at the entrance to the Tel Aviv Central Bus Station, and found to be armed with knives, a police statement said.

The suspect, a resident of Gaza, was found to be carrying two knives, which were seen in his bag when it went through the scanner at the entrance to the bus station.

The suspect has been arrested and taken for questioning, and an investigation has been opened.

הסכיניםצילום: דוברות המשטרה

On Wednesday, a Gaza resident was arrested at Tel Aviv's Savidor Central rail station carrying a 30cm (11 inches) butcher's knife.

The suspect, a 35-year-old from Jabalya, had an Israeli work permit. He was arrested by municipal police and patrolmen from the Lev Tel Aviv police station.