Sentencing in embassy knife attack
A man who slashed three people with a knife at Washington's embassy of Togo in 2009 is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court.
Kokou Bocco is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. Under a plea agreement with prosecutors Bocco pleaded guilty in December to assault on a foreign official while armed.
According to court documents, Bocco went to the embassy in northwest Washington in to renew his passport.
When he was told he would have to wait several weeks before getting the document he became upset and pulled out a knife with a six inch blade.
During a struggle with several embassy officials, three received cuts on their hands.
The Associated Press
| February 23, 2011; 8:05 AM ET
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