A policeman presented a forged search warrant and threatened residents at home in their Tel Aviv apartment.

According to suspicions, the policeman left the place after taking tens of thousands of shekels from the apartment.

It was first believed the person was presenting himself as a cop, but it has since been learned the main suspect in the case is a member of the Israel Police Yassam unit.

The case was investigated by the Tel Aviv team in the Department for the Investigation of Police with the assistance of the Tel Aviv District of the Israel Police. At the same time, the Tel Aviv District reported the preliminary findings of the probe to the Justice Ministry Police Investigations Unit, in order to examine the immediate administrative measures vis-a-vis the policeman.

Yesterday the officer Yassam commando force policeman was arrested, and he was arraigned in the Tel Aviv Magistrate Court on Sunday morning.