An 80-year-old man was detained by police after he allegedly set his neighbor’s sukkah on fire. The report that came to the police, was that a sukkah was on fire on Livorno St. in Bat Yam. Officers who arrived at the scene discovered that the alleged arsonist was none other than the sukkah owner’s 80-year-old neighbor.

According to a police spokesperson, officers took the elderly gentleman into custody. The elderly man apparently told the police during questioning that the reason he set the sukkah on fire was that he “didn’t like where it was placed.” After the elderly person saw that the Sukkah was built in the location after he spoke to the owner and asked him not to put it there, he apparently decided to burn it down.