Terror Alert Lifted in Central Israel After Suspect Arrested

Police arrest Taibeh man after setting up checkpoints, roadblocks in the Sharon area.

Police in the Sharon area following the alert, September 2, 2014.Sharon Police Dept. Spokesman Office

A man was arrested in Taibeh Tuesday after a large-scale manhunt for a possible terrorist who entered Israel.

Large police forces had earlier set up checkpoints and roadblocks around Kfar Yona and the Sharon area in central Israel.

The special deployment followed a highly specific alert from the Shin Bet security service.

Checkpoints and roadblocks were also erected in the Tel Aviv area.