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IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Detained in New York, City Police Say

Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was pulled from an Air France flight in New York today and held for questioning about an alleged sexual assault, a police spokesman said.

The IMF head was being questioned over an incident in a Manhattan hotel, New York Police Department spokesman Brian Sessa said.

Strauss-Kahn hasn’t been charged over the alleged assault, police said.

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