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Police Use Forceful Tactics and Mace at 'Occupy Wall Street' Protests

Man being arrested on day four. As the Occupy Wall Street protests move into their ninth day, the dust from yesterday's failed (and unauthorized) march from Union Square to the United Nations building is beginning to settle. What we now know is that approximately 80 people were arrested, so an NYPD spokeswoman confirmed to ABC News. She also mentioned that most were taken in for disorderly conduct and obstructing traffic—the obvious strategy for breaking up a protest sans permit—and that only one person had been arrested for assaulting a police officer.
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Over 50 Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested in Yesterday's Action

United States / New York : Daily Intel (3 years ago)

Yesterday saw the first real show of force from Occupy Wall Street since police cleared them from the symbolic home of the movement, Zuccotti Park, nearly a month ago. Hundreds of protesters descended on Duarte Square, hoping to tak... Read Post

Video: Arrests During Occupy Wall Street March from Zuccotti Park to Union Square

United States / New York : The Local: East Village (3 years ago)

Police arrested at least five people this afternoon during a protest march against police brutality organized by the Occupy Wall Street movement. One of the arrests Read Post

Citibank Blames Yesterday's Occupy Wall Street Arrests On Police

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Yesterday, 74 Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested throughout the day at various marches and rallies in Times Square, Washington Square Park and Citibank. Twenty-four of those arrests came when demonstrators marched to the Ci... Read Post


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