Protesters associated with Occupy SF, an offshoot of New York’s ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration, have migrated and formed a thick cluster outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo bank, making it necessary for police officers to escort workers in and out of the building’s doors.
Protesters also reportedly sat in front of the bank’s doors, holding signs that said “make banks pay” and hanging mock eviction signs to the building’s doors. The signs were secured by stickers bearing one of the protest’s slogans: “We are the 99 percent.”
San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos, a mayoral candidate, was in the crowd with the protesters, according to SFAppeal.
“I welcome your fight and I join you in the effort,” he said.
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