NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s daughter was arrested during protests over George Floyd‘s death Saturday night.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. at 12th Street and Broadway in Manhattan.

Chiara de Blasio, 25, was allegedly in the road with at least 100 other people and refused to leave when officers told the crowd to move.

Sources say that she was not observed throwing debris, but she was seen yelling.

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Police confirm she was placed under arrest for unlawful assembly.

She was given a desk appearance ticket and released around 8 a.m. Sunday.

The mayor has not commented so far.

The NYPD says at least 345 people were arrested during Saturday night protests.

  1. captainern says:

    i hope big bird let her stay behind bars all night

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