The Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat personally took part in the detention of a Palestinian who attacked an Israeli man with a knife, a spokesperson for the head of municipality told RIA Novosti on Sunday.
The Mayor was travelling in a car with his bodyguard at the time.
They arrested an 18 year old Palestinian man.
The incident has been classified as a terrorist attack by the local authorities.
The victim, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man was hospitalized.
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