Watch: The elderly Arab rioter

An elderly Arab is seen throwing rocks and attacking a local resident. According to reports, Israeli forces arrested him this morning.

Tags: PA Riots
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Arab rioters
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According to Arab sources, an elderly PA man was arrested at his home in the village of Deyr Jarir near Ramallah this morning on charges of participating in rioting against IDF forces.

As can be seen in videos posted online, the man joins young rioters throwing stones at Israeli forces.

The man was also filmed engaging in an altercation with a local Jewish resident.

Official Palestinian Authority media outlets have posted footage of the rioter during various incidents. According to reports, some refer to him as "The Sheikh of the Mountain." PA media took the opportunity to hail him as a local hero.