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Man who claimed to be US senator arrested for trying to meet Ivanka Trump

Police said the man was wearing a bullet-resistant vest and had a fake ID when he was apprehended.

world Updated: Jul 07, 2017 19:39 IST
File photo of US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump.
File photo of US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump.(AP)

A man who claimed to be a US senator and tried to get inside Trump Tower to see Ivanka Trump has been arrested, police said.

NBC New York said the man had two knives on him when he tried to get into US President Donald Trump’s New York City home on Thursday and asked for Ivanka.

Police said he had a bullet-resistant vest and a fake ID.

Adames Benitez, 52, was arrested on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and possession of a forged instrument. Police said he appeared to be mentally unstable.

Ivanka Trump lives in Washington.