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.