New York Police Beat ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters
There have been multiple reports of arrests and pepper spraying of protesters on Wall Street tonight. In this video (above) a NYPD officer is repeatedly swinging at and striking protesters with his baton.
According to the Guardian, “there’s a flashpoint on the intersection of Broadway and Cedar Street, with reports of a number of arrests. Police have deployed orange netting to contain protesters. Subway trains have been ordered not to stop at Wall Street station.”
In the below video, Activists in NYC shout “remain calm” to their fellow protesters and urge everyone to “please remain peaceful.”