Israeli media sources have revealed that unknown individuals broke into the home of the spokesperson for the country’s security minister stealing his laptop which contained official documents.
Israel’s Channel 7 reported that “unknown individuals broke into the home of Noam Sela, stealing documents and computers containing information and documents pertaining to both Israel Police and the Israeli government.” The break-in occurred early yesterday morning.
The Israeli media outlet noted that police had opened an investigation and there is concern that the stolen laptop contained classified material.
Sela is the spokesperson for Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan and lives in the Nehalim, central Israel.
Israeli army regulations forbid leaving laptops in military vehicles or personal homes out fear of theft.
There have been several instances of stolen laptops and bags containing confidential documents in the past that led to the dismissal or officers.