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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Arlington County police were called to a home for a malicious wounding but say the suspect won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity.

Police were called to the residence Monday night for a man striking a girl several times with a wooden chair leg. Police say it was a domestic incident. The victim was taken to Virginia Hospital Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The news site ARLNow.com first reported incident took place at the diplomatic residence of Equatorial Guinea. The house in the Washington suburb of Arlington, Virginia, is 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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