Israel Police have arrested a woman suspected of setting light to a car in a petrol pump and fleeing, after a man refused to give her a cigarette.
Dramatic CCTV footage captured on the forecourt of the petrol station in Jerusalem shows a woman approaches a man as he fills up his car.
After exchanging words, the woman turns and begins to walk away. But suddenly she can be seen strolling back towards the car, pulls out a lighter and sets the nozzle on fire.
A woman approached a man while filling his petrol tank and asked for a cigarette, when he refused to give it to her she pulled out a lighter from her pocket and ignited the petrol pump. The car owner reacted quickly by pulling the pump that was on fire from his tank and fleeing. Petrol station workers extinguished the fire. The woman was arrested shortly after the incident and in her investigation she denied the incident.
- Police spokesperson
Local media reports say a Magistrates court in jerusalem has extended her arrest for five days and sent her for psychological evaluations.