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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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Man Arrested For Climbing George Washington Statue In Union Square During OWS Protest

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

Last night about 50 demonstrators marched along Broadway to Union Square to protest the NYPD's mass arrests at Zuccotti Park Saturday night. Other Occupy Wall Street protesters also marched to Union Square along other routes, and ph... 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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