NYC Mayor’s Daughter among Protesters Arrested for ‘Unlawful Assembly’


NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Daughter Arrested during George Floyd Protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter, Chiara, was among 345 protesters who were arrested Saturday night at a George Floyd protest.

Chiara de Blasio was at a protest in downtown Manhattan.

According to the police, Chiara, who is black, was arrested at around 10:30 p.m. for unlawful assembly.

The 25-year-old was among about 100 people who had refused to leave the roadway after the police asked them. She was issued a desk appearance ticket.

The demonstration that Chiara attended was among several around the US over the fatal arrest of a black man, George Floyd.

As many other cities imposed curfews in response to protests, Bill de Blasio said that New York did not need one.

At a news conference Monday, Mayor de Blasio stated that he trusted his daughter’s sentiments that she was protesting Saturday peacefully before she was arrested.