Thursday, June 15, 2017
DC Police Issue Arrest Warrants For 12 In Turkish Embassy Attacks
(Daily Caller |Chuck Ross) The Washington, D.C. Metro police department on Thursday issued arrest warrants for 12 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail who brutally beat peaceful protesters outside of the Turkish embassy’s residence last month.
Speaking at a press conference, Metro police chief Peter Newsham listed by name 12 members of the security detail and four private citizens allegedly involved in the attacks, which occurred on May 16 and left nine protesters injured.
Nine suspects are Turkish security officers. Three others are Turkish national police. Two men are Canadian citizens, and two others are Turkish-American.
“If they attempt to enter the United States, they will be arrested,” Newsham said of the Turkish security detail.