A Haifa resident was arrested for impersonating a foreign diplomat after he was found driving a Mercedes with diplomatic license plates and wearing a fake military uniform.







The impersonator in custody

The impersonator in custody Photo Credit: Israeli Police Spokesperson/Channel 2 News

A 41-year-old Haifa resident was arrested last night (Sunday) for impersonating a foreign diplomat. He wore a fake foreign military uniform and drove a vehicle with fake foreign diplomatic license plates.

The Israel Police identified a man wearing a foreign military uniform and driving a Mercedes with foreign diplomatic license plates. This aroused the police’s suspicion and they stopped the vehicle in order to check it.







The Mercedes with fake foreign diplomatic license plates

The Mercedes with fake foreign diplomatic license plates Photo Credit: Israeli Police Spokesperson/Channel 2 News

They found out that the man is a Haifa resident and that the license plate was switched to a diplomatic one. They even found a flashing blue light flashlight and documents that are suspected to be fake. He was arrested by the police for impersonation and will be brought in to court for a trial.