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Police say she “intentionally” drove around officers onto a sidewalk and struck a barricade.
A woman was arrested Tuesday morning after she “intentionally” drove around police officers and struck a barricade near Trump Tower, police said.
She drove a Honda around police and onto a sidewalk about 4 a.m. in the 400 block of North Wabash Avenue, Chicago police said in a media notification.
The 31-year-old then crashed into a barricade wall, but was uninjured, police said.
She was arrested, according to police, who said charges were not immediately filed.
Her motivations weren’t immediately clear.
Several police agencies nationwide have beefed up security following a deadly riot Jan. 6 carried out by people who stormed the U.S. Capitol.
The FBI warned of plans for armed protests in all 50 states ahead of President-elect Joseph Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
Source:: Chicago Sun Times
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