Joe Biden's Niece Arrested, Accused of Taking Swing at Cop

Police were called when Caroline Biden was allegedly fighting with a roommate

By Shimon Prokupecz
|  Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013  |  Updated 4:17 PM EDT
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Joe Biden's Niece Arrested, Accused of Taking Swing at Cop

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Vice President Joe Biden's niece was arrested and accused of resisting arrest and other charges after a dispute with a roommate got heated and she allegedly took a swing at an NYPD officer. 

Caroline Biden was allegedly arguing with a roommate in her Tribeca apartment Tuesday morning, and when police responded, she resisted arrest and tried to take a swing at the officer, according to police.

Biden is also charged with obstructing governmental administration and harassment.

She was given a desk appearance ticket and released Tuesday afternoon. Information about her attorney was not immediately available.

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