NYC Mayor de Blasio's daughter arrested for 'unlawful assembly' during Saturday protest
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter, Chiara de Blasio, was arrested Saturday night during the citywide protests over the death of George Floyd, New York Post first reported.
Chiara de Blasio was arrested Saturday night at East 12th Street and Broadway in Manhattan for "unlawful assembly," a senior NYPD law enforcement official told NBC News.
The official said Chiara de Blasio was taken into custody at 10:30 p.m. She has been released.
The New York Post report said Chiara de Blasio had been blocking traffic and was arrested after she refused to move.
Meanwhile, at least 345 people were arrested during Saturday's protests and 33 officers were injured over the course of the day, NBC reported citing police sources.
The protests also saw two incidents of NYPD vehicles driving directly into crowds of protesters.
(Cover: New York City mayor-elect Bill de Blasio (2nd L) poses with his son Dante (L), daughter Chiara (R), and wife Chirlane McCray in the Park Slope section of the Brooklyn borough in New York, November 5, 2013. /Reuters)