Saudi Prince Arrested After Bleeding Woman Seen Scaling Mansion Wall, Neighbor Says
A Saudi prince was arrested this week on suspicion of forcing a worker to perform a sexual act at a mansion near Beverly Hills. One neighbor said the woman was seen bleeding and scaling a wall on the property.
LAPD officers first arrived at the gated community located in the 2500 block of Wallingford Drive, a neighborhood in the hills north of Beverly Hills on Wednesday afternoon after receiving a call from a caretaker at the home who reported a disturbance, according to the L.A. Times. When they got there, they interviewed people at the compound, and then arrested 28-year-old Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud at 3 p.m. on suspicion of forced oral copulation of an adult.
Neighbor Tennyson Collins told the Times that a resident reported seeing a bleeding woman screaming for help as she was scaling an 8-foot-high wall. He also said foreign nationals had been renting the mansion for weeks at a time over the last year. The mansion is valued at $37 million.
A woman, who did not want to be identified, told CBS Los Angeles that she's friends with the Saudi prince and that this incident didn't happen. She also claimed he would never do something like this.
LAPD Capt. Tina Nieto said Al-Saud did not have diplomatic immunity in this case. Al-Saud posted a $300,000 bail and was released from jail on Thursday. He is expected in court on October 19.