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Watch: Police make violent arrests during ‘Occupy Wall St.’ eviction

By Andrew Jones
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 10:44 EDT
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NYPD officers lined up outside of Wall Street. Image via Flickr.
 
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New York City police once again acted aggressively towards Occupy Wall Street protesters, using pepper spray and tear gas as they made rough arrests early Tuesday morning at Zuccotti Park.

Protesters locked arms in the park and chanted “Shame on you” as police yelled “Back the fuck up” in return.

Video of the incident has been scarce, but the footage below appears to have been shot from inside the crowd as police closed in. It contains some adult language.

WATCH: Video from Youtube, which was published on November 15, 2011.

(Photo credit: David Shankbone)

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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