Woman arrested after 'intentionally' driving through barricade at Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago

A WOMAN has been arrested after deliberately driving through a barricade at Trump Tower in Chicago, police said.

She crashed through the blockade on the Near North Side of the tower around 4am today.

Chicago police said the 31-year-old woman was seen driving a Honda sedan north on Wabash Avenue, reports The Chicago Sun Times.

She then intentionally veering off onto the sidewalk in the 400 block of North Wabash Avenue and striking a barricade, according to cops.

Newsweek reports police scanner audio appears to show the woman intended to "run into the building" because of her opposition to President Donald Trump.

Audio – allegedly from the police scanner – was shared to Twitter.

In it a man can be head saying: "A female just hit one of the barricades claiming she wanted to run into the building 'cause she doesn't agree with Trump."

"I'm right in front of the Trump Tower," the man adds.

Officers said she was not injured.

The woman has been taken into custody with charges pending.

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