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Melee Breaks Out Between Wall Street Protesters and NYPD

Melee Breaks Out Between Wall Street Protesters and NYPD

Apparently, things are not going well for some of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

According to Business Insider, there have been multiple tweets claiming that Wednesday evening's protests produced "several arrests." And now there is a video that seems to indicate a rising tension between the protesters and the NYPD.

At this moment, it is unclear exactly where this video was shot.

Update: A TV crew for FOX 5 in New York captured the moments leading up to the altercation.

FOX reports:

In the evening, crowds surged past barriers and NYPD officers moved in to contain the protesters. By many accounts, mayhem broke out.

Officers, many wearing white [shirts] indicating supervisor rank, swatted protesters with batons and sprayed them with mace, video from the scene showed


Cops appeared to arrest dozens if not hundreds of protesters, but the final tally was not known.

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