Photo Credit: Yonatan Sindel / Flash 90
A view of the separation wall crossing the northern Jerusalem Arab neighborhoods of Shuafat and Issawiya.

A Jerusalem Police officer was wounded Wednesday night in an attack by two men while he was operating in the local Arab neighborhood of Issawiya.

The officer sustained a head injury. He was taken to a Jerusalem hospital for treatment.

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Both attackers escaped. A manhunt is in progress to track down them down and capture them.

A police vehicle was also damaged earlier in the evening when local Arabs hurled rocks at the vehicle while police searched for weapons at a home in the same neighborhood.

Police found an Airsoft gun and ammunition during the search. One arrest was made.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.