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North Korean Embassy raid in Spain: U.S. Marine veteran denied bail

North Korea's embassy in Madrid, Spain.
North Korea's embassy in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

A U.S. marine veteran accused of raiding North Korea's Embassy in Madrid was denied bail Tuesday by a federal judge in Los Angeles, pending a hearing on his possible extradition to Spain.

Details: Christopher Philip Ahn, 38, is accused of being part of an armed dissident group that allegedly robbed the embassy in February. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jean P. Rosenbluth agreed with a Department of Justice submission that Ahn could be a flight risk if released from custody.

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