Strauss-Kahn leaves Harlem police station in handcuffs
IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who has been charged with sexual assault, left a police station in Harlem late Sunday in handcuffs, an AFP correspondent witnessed.
Strauss-Kahn, widely seen as a challenger for the French presidency, is scheduled to enter a plea in court on Monday, following his dramatic detention Saturday as he attempted to fly to France from JFK Airport.
Looking tired after about 30 hours of detention, Strauss-Kahn was led to a police car and taken to an unknown destination.
He made no comment to reporters waiting outside.
Strauss-Kahn was charged Sunday with the sexual assault and attempted rape of a 32-year-old chambermaid in the luxury Sofitel hotel near Times Square.
Earlier, New York police obtained a warrant to search for DNA evidence on his clothes.
© 2011 AFP