A Jewish teacher reportedly was stabbed with a machete Monday morning outside a synagogue in the southern French city of Marseille.
Binyamin Amsalem suffered injuries to his hand after a man wielding a machete attacked him while he was on his way to the facility for morning prayers, local reports said, according to the Times of Israel.
Then attacker then threw the machete away before being caught by police 10 minutes later. Local media reported the attacker was 16 years old.
An image posted on Twitter purportedly showed Amsalem sitting on a curb with a bloodied hand after the attack.
Monday’s violence was the latest in a series of attacks on Jews in Marseille.
In November, a teacher at a Jewish school in that same city was stabbed by three people pledging support to the Islamic State terror group, prosecutors said.
In October, a rabbi and two worshipers were stabbed outside a synagogue in Marseille while the assailant shouted anti-Semitic slurs,the Times of Israel reported.