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Police fire tear gas at ‘Occupy Oakland’ protesters

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 23:40 EDT
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Police fired tear gas at “Occupy Oakland” protesters on Tuesday night as a group of hundreds assembled outside City Hall. Early Tuesday morning, hundreds of police surrounded protesters at their small tent city in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. The police firing tear gas and beanbag rounds to clear the protesters and arrested 85 people.

The “Occupy Oakland” protesters later regrouped and marched through downtown Oakland. Police fired tear gas at the protesters after they refused to disperse. A woman in a wheelchair could be seen in the midst of clouds of tear gas. Watch video, courtesy of ABC 7, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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