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Police Clash With Occupiers In Brooklyn

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Occupy Wall Street Holds Major Day Of Action In New York City (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Holds Major Day Of Action In New York City (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) Police in Brooklyn clashed with Occupy Wall Street protesters on Saturday night. The occupiers were allegedly throwing garbage cans out of a vacant building as part of a protest.

The occupation of the building on the corner of North Eighth Street and Driggs Street in Williamsburg was planned as a “Challenge to property relations party” according to a flyer that the group made.

Police arrived around 11PM to break up the party and where met by protestors near the corner of North Sixth and Bedford Street. The occupiers blocked traffic, threw garbage cans, and shouted “life is protest”, according to police.

Four protestors were arrested and several police were injured.

The latest incident in New York comes as 300 people were arrested in Oakland where authorities say that protestors broke into City Hall and burned an American flag.

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