McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Immigration officials are investigating a report of human trafficking at a home owned by Saudi Arabia in northern Virginia.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Brandon Montgomery says agents went to the home in McLean on Tuesday night and removed two possible victims of domestic servitude. Fairfax County police were called in to help.
Montgomery says that if investigators get reasonable information or confirmation, they would "rescue the individuals and begin a full investigation, not let them linger in potential abuse."
According to real estate records, the home is owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Armed Forces Office.
A representative of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia could not immediately be reached for comment Thursday.
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