Israeli security forces have arrested a suspect in connection with an attempting stabbing attack last week at Yitzhar Junction just south of Nablus, the Israeli military announced on Monday.

The suspect was apprehended by Israeli forces near the Arab village of Salem in the Haifa district following a manhunt.

The attack, which occurred on Wednesday, was reported by the intended victim, identified as Binyamin Cohen of Beit El. Cohen was able to fight off the assailant and flee the scene.

Dramatic footage of the incident was caught on a surveillance camera and shared on social media:

Cohen was not wounded in the attack.

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