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

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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.