13 Detained at Trump Tower 'Day Without a Woman' March

NYPD says women are in custody, but no charges at this point
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 8, 2017 6:11 PM CST
Participants carry signs and chant during the International Women's Day rally in the shadow of New York's Trump Tower, Wednesday March 8, 2017, in New York.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

(Newser) – Thirteen women were detained while taking part in a "Day Without a Woman" march outside New York's Trump International Hotel and Tower, the NYPD says. The department wouldn't identify who was detained and wouldn't classify the detentions as arrests, though the women are in custody, CNN reports. No charges have been filed. According to the Women's March, some of its organizers were among those detained; a tweet from the Women's March account refers to women being "arrested." (Read more International Women's Day stories.)

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