A man allegedly struck a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House on Monday. (Facebook via White House)
A man who claimed that he had an appointment with President Trump and wanted to “bring peace to the world,” this week was arrested after allegedly hitting a Secret Service officer outside the White House, according to the court documents.
The authorities say that Christopher Henry Alexander Davis, 29, of Herndon, Va., was arrested around 7:40 pm, Monday after the alleged violation of a security perimeter and enter into a physical struggle with officers when they tried him in handcuffs, a report said.
Davis “struck (the officer) with his right forearm on the left side of the (officer’s) face and nose,” according to a court filing by a Secret Service officer, Washington’s WRC-TV reported.
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The defendant was charged with assault, resisting arrest, and an attempt to access a restricted building or grounds, the Washington Post reported.
After Davis was in custody, he repeatedly told officials that he had an appointment to see the president to discuss the wall and the “Green New Deal”,” the paper reported, referring to a statement.
“Davis states, he wished no harm to the President, but stated that,” I want to help bring peace to the world,’ ” the affidavit said.
The court document also quotes Davis says that he suffers from a bipolar disorder and that he was so focused on meeting with Trump that he did not hear the officers’ demands, according to the Post.
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The suspect was treated at a hospital for injuries to his head and abrasions on his hands.
The Secret Service officer suffered multiple injuries to her face and a contusion on her left knee, the report said.
Both the Secret Service and Davis’ lawyer not immediately return requests for comment, according to WRC-TV. Davis is scheduled to appear in U. S. District Court in Washington on Friday, the report said.