An Israeli man was injured as an Arab woman committed a knife attacked on him on Saturday, an Israeli police spokesman said.

 A man was injured in Jerusalem as a woman of Arab descent attacked him with a knife on Saturday, an Israeli police spokesman said.

"Heightened police security continues, old city #jerusalem after stabbing attack by Arab female terrorist. Knife seized, Man injured lightly," Israeli Police foreign press spokesman Micky Rosenfeld wrote on Twitter.

​According to The Jerusalem Post newspaper, the injured is a 31-year-old man, he received a stab wound in the shoulder.

No other details of the incident were revealed yet.

Israel has recently seen a large number of knife attacks against its troops and civilians in what has been called "knife intifada" by Palestinians.