Foreign exchange student arrested for sexual assault

STERLING, Va. -- Officials arrested a Saudi foreign exchange student at Dulles International Airport. He was wanted for a sexual assault incident.

20-year-old, Hamad Alsuwat who is in the United States on a student visa was scheduled to board a flight to Saudi Arabia when he was arrested.

The incident happened on April 19 when officials were responding to a domestic disturbance at a home. Investigation revealed that Alsuwat, who lived at the home had sexually assaulted a 17- year-old female resident.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement, "CBP remains ever vigilant in intercepting those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny."

CBP placed an immigration detainer on Alsuwat.


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