NEW YORK - Chiara de Blasio, the daughter of Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray, was among the protesters arrested near Union Square Saturday evening.
She was arrested along with about 100 other people at the intersection of 12th Street and Broadway in Manhattan.
Sources tell NY1 the group was throwing unknown objects in the direction of police officers. They were instructed to clear the roadway but refused, and they were then arrested, according to sources.
The mayor's daughter was given a desk appearance ticket for disorderly conduct.
Mayor de Blasio defended the response of the NYPD to the protests Saturday evening, including in a controversial video which showed a police car ramming protesters standing behind a barricade.