Two men went to the Ukrainian embassy in D.C. on Thursday to ask how they could volunteer in the war-torn country’s military and were arrested on weapons charges, police sources said.
The men, whose names were not immediately released, went to the embassy on M Street NW in Georgetown at about 11 a.m. to inquire about helping the Armed Forces of Ukraine, sources said.
They asked a law enforcement officer standing outside how they could help. Police then found a shotgun and at least one machete inside their vehicle.
Information on the charges against the men was not immediately released.
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