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, 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.

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