Joe Biden's niece taken into custody after roommate scuffle Published: September 18, 2013

NEW YORK -- The niece of Vice President Joe Biden is being accused of striking a New York City police officer, reports the Huffington Post.

Police said Tuesday they took Caroline Biden into custody after responding to a report of a dispute at her Tribeca apartment.

Police said the 26-year-old scuffled with officers as they tried to break up a fight between her and her roommate. They said she lunged at an officer, struck another officer and resisted being handcuffed.

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