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No Arrest in Arlington Beating Due to Diplomatic Immunity

Police: Man struck girl with wooden chair leg

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    The suspect in a malicious wounding case won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, Arlington County, Virginia, police said.

    Police were called to the residence Monday night for a man striking a girl several times with a wooden chair leg. Police called it a domestic incident.

    The victim was taken to Virginia Hospital Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

    The incident took place at the diplomatic residence of Equatorial Guinea, ARLNow.com first reported. It’s the home of Ambassador Ruben Maye Nsue Mangue.

    A person who answered the telephone at the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea declined to discuss the incident and referred questions to the ambassador. But she said a girl was taken to the hospital.