Woman Arrested After 'Intentionally' Driving Into Barricade at Trump Tower Chicago

A woman has been arrested after she drove into a barricade outside Trump Tower in Chicago early on Tuesday morning.

The 31-year-old woman was arrested after police said she intentionally drove into a police barricade outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower.

She was driving a Honda sedan in the 400 block of North Wabash Avenue when "she intentionally drove around officers onto the sidewalk and struck a barricade outside the tower at around 4 a.m., a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department told Newsweek.

The woman, who was not named, was not injured and was taken into custody. No other injuries were reported.

Charges are pending against the woman, the police spokesman added.

According to police scanner audio, the woman had wanted to "run into the building" because of her opposition to President Donald Trump.

"A female just hit one of the barricades claiming she wanted to run into the building cause she doesn't agree with Trump," a man is heard saying in the call.

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

401 N Wabash: she drove into a barricade outside Trump Tower because she doesn’t agree with President Trump. #Chicago #ChicagoScanner

LISTEN: pic.twitter.com/DTePXQCGEy

— Spot News (@SPOTNEWSonIG) January 12, 2021

The incident comes after Trump exhorted his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol, where lawmakers were meeting to affirm Joe Biden's election victory.

A violent mob of Trump supporters stormed and ransacked the building, forcing lawmakers to evacuate. At least five people died as a result, including a Capitol police officer.

The House is now moving to impeach the president for "incitement of insurrection."

This is a breaking news story and will be updated when additional information is available.

Protesters rally at Trump Tower Chicago
Police keep watch as a small group of demonstrators protest near Trump Tower on January 07, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images