Alleged trespasser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago is arrested

President Trump wasn't at the club in Palm Beach, Florida, when police arrested Lu Jing, 56.

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By David K. Li

Police arrested a woman from China on Wednesday for allegedly trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in South Florida and disobeying orders to leave, authorities said.

Lu Jing, 56, is the second woman from China to be arrested this year at the president's club.

Jing Lu.Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

After being asked to leave once on Wednesday, Lu returned to the property to take pictures before she was arrested at about 12:51 p.m., Palm Beach police said.

"During the course of our investigation it was determined that her visa had expired, and during questioning she invoked her right to counsel," according to a statement by police spokesman Michael Ogrodnick.

After her second alleged foray into Mar-a-Lago, she fled before officers caught up to her on Worth Avenue in the shopping district in Palm Beach.

When officers approached Lu. she “balled up her hands into fists, crossed her arms on her chest, began screaming ‘no, no, no’ and pulling away from me,” a police officer wrote in an affidavit.

Lu refused to let investigators view the photos on her cellphone and asked immediately for a lawyer, which ended the questioning.

Trump and his family were not at Mar-a-Lago when Lu was arrested.

During her first court appearance on Thursday, a judge ordered her held without bail, due to her expired visa. The judge also assigned Lu's case to the Office of the Public Defender in Palm Beach County.

A rep for that public defender said her office just received Lu's case on Thursday and she hadn't yet assigned a lawyer.

Wednesday's incident follows the March arrest of Yujing Zhang, a 33-year-old Shanghai businesswoman. Zhang was found guilty in September of trespassing and lying to Secret Service agents before she was sentenced last month to time served.

She is now being held for deportation.

Associated Press contributed.