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Caroline Biden, niece of Vice President Joe Biden, taken into custody after dispute in NYC, report says

Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he talks about the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights Act as he speaks at the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which established the minimum wage in 1938, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Biden said the Obama administration will do everything in its power to ensure fair voting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling stopping part of the Voting Rights Act enforcement. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Vice President Joe Biden as he speaks at the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act, June 25, 2013, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
(CBS) NEW YORK - The niece of Vice President Joe Biden was taken into custody in New York City after she apparently got into a fight with her roommate over rent Tuesday morning, reports CBS New York.

Caroline Biden, 26, tussled with officers after they tried to take her into custody, police said, according to the station.

She was expected to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon on charges of obstructing government administration, resisting arrest and harassment, 1010 WINS reports.

There was no comment from the Vice President's office.

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