Christian David Mandeville allegedly entered Ambassador Jacques Piteloud’s residence and refused to leave
An Oregon man allegedly broke into a Swiss ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC, beat up a diplomat and tried to fight an answering Secret Service officer, according to the court.
The suspect, allegedly identified as Christian David Mandeville, entered the home and refused to leave. He He is also accused of trying to force at least one employee in his own way.
According to investigators, the staff called the police, who met the ambassador on their arrival.
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Ambassador Jacques Piteloud responded to the officials, saying that Mandeville refused to leave and that he was concerned that Trapseur might enter the embassy deeper.
Piteloud and an officer went to meet Mandevil, who allegedly shook the ambassador and tried to run deep into the building.
In a statement, an embassy spokesman thanked the Secret Service and the Metropolitan Police Department, saying the suspect was initially denied entry, but jumped over the outer fence and barged inside. Despite physical contact, the ambassador and staff were unwell.
In an affidavit, a uniformed secret service official said he tried to take the suspect into custody, who “continued to stay away from me and fight.”
Authorities eventually took Mandeville to the ground, according to court documents, who reportedly continued the struggle and protested the handcuffs.
Mandeville told investigators that he had a bag near the embassy fence, and officers temporarily checked the area until they checked the item. The suspect package was ultimately not considered a threat.
Mandeville faces two charges of assaulting a foreign officer, assaulting, resisting or entering an officer by mistake and unlawful entry.
Mandville’s age, date of birth and bond status were not immediately available.