NY Mayor Bill De Blasio's Daughter Arrested During Weekend Protests


Chiara de Blasio, the daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, was arrested during a protest in the city over the weekend.

According to The New York Post, Chiara was arrested for unlawful assembly after she and other protesters refused to unblock a street in Manhattan.

"That was a real hotspot, police cars were getting burned there, people were throwing and yelling, fighting with cops. There were thousands of people in that area at that time," a source told the publication.

When she was arrested, she did give the cops her address but did not let them know that de Blasio was her father.

De Blasio is yet to address his daughter's arrest -- but he has expressed his support for peaceful protesting in the city. He did speak out about the more disruptive rioters however.

"It is a small number of people. It is well organized, even though many of the people are associated with the anarchist movement," de‚ÄČBlasio said in a City Hall press. "Some come from outside of the cities. Some are from inside the city. Some are from the neighborhoods where the protests take place. Some are not," he continued.