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Daughter of Al Sharpton arrested in Manhattan for stealing car keys from taxi driver

By Mason White 3:32 PM September 10, 2017
Ashley and Al Sharpton
Ashley and Al Sharpton
By: Emily Lewis

The 30-year-old daughter of the Reverend Al Sharpton, was arrested in Manhattan, according to police.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested Ashley Sharpton of New York City, after getting into a scuffle with a taxi driver in middle of the night.

Sharpton was charged with one count of petit larceny.

According to the police investigation, Sharpton and her friends were celebrating her 30th birthday at clubs in Manhattan, on Saturday night.

At around 1:00 a.m., Sharpton and her friends sat into the taxi of 44-year-old Georges Coly.

Sharpton told him to start driving without giving a clear destination.

When Coly pulled over to ask for a clear destination, Sharpton grabbed the car keys and left.

Coly followed Sharpton for a block and begged for his car keys.

He then stood in front of her and demanded his keys.

She swung at him and hit his chest.

Sharpton then threw the keys into the street.

Coly called police and Sharpton was arrested.

Sharpton’s attorney Michael Hardy, said that the alleged incident never happened.