(UPI) -- Police were summoned to an upmarket Colombian brothel when U.S. Secret Service agents got into a dispute with bouncers, ABC News reports.
Witnesses told ABC the agents also boasted at the Pley Club in Cartagena about their mission. They allegedly made remarks like "we work for Obama" and "we're here to protect him."
The 11 agents arrived in Cartagena two days before the president, who attended the Summit of the Americas there last weekend.
They reportedly visited the Pley Club on Wednesday night last week.
Prostitution is legal in Colombia. The Pley Club is described as one of Cartagena's best-known brothels.
Witnesses said some of the agents sought the services of the highest-category prostitutes at the club, who charge $200 and up. While they paid in advance, there was a later dispute about the bill in which club bouncers got involved.
Other reports have said the agents and members of the military who were also part of the president's security detail partied with prostitutes at their hotel Wednesday.
The security clearances of the 11 agents have been suspended while the charges are being investigated, CNN reported.
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