A Palestinian teenager was arrested in southern Israel near the Gaza border armed with a knife and a pick.
The 18-year-old was arrested Sunday by local security officers near Kibbutz Alumim. He is believed to have infiltrated into Israel from Gaza near Kibbutz Nahal Oz.
A security alert was issued for the area after a breach in the border fence was identified, according to reports.
The teen was turned over to the Shin Bet internal security service for questioning.
Palestinian Infiltrator Armed With Knife and Pick Arrested in Southern Israel