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Saudi prince arrested, faces sex charge in Los Angeles

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Posted at 11:10 PM, Sep 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-26 23:10:21-04

A Saudi prince has been arrested in Los Angeles on charges of sexual assault, false imprisonment and battery.

Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud is accused of trying to force a woman to perform a sex act on him, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison said.

Police were called to a home in the city on Wednesday afternoon, where they interviewed numerous people.

Al-Saud has been released on $300,000 bail and is set to appear in court on October 19.

“It’s unclear whether Al-Saud has diplomatic immunity. CNN left a message at the Saudi Embassy in Washington but has as yet received no response.

Saudi prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud was arrested at a Beverly Glen home on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, after allegedly trying to force a worker to perform a sex act on him, Los Angeles police said. (SOURCE: KTLA)

Saudi prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud was arrested at a Beverly Glen home on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, after allegedly trying to force a worker to perform a sex act on him, Los Angeles police said. (SOURCE: KTLA)