Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested In Midtown

NEW YORK (AP/CBSNewYork) – Occupy Wall Street protesters are on the move again around Manhattan.

Two protesters were arrested on Wednesday. One of them, a woman in clown makeup, was skipping as police led her away in handcuffs.

After a morning of marching, the demonstrators attended “teach-ins” at Bryant Park. Then they headed toward a nearby Bank of America tower but were repelled by police in riot gear.

The crowd ebbed and flowed throughout the rainy day. It reached about 200 at one point.

From time to time, the protesters stopped outside bank branches and yelled.

There was a heavy police presence around the 42nd Street area as the demonstration began Wednesday morning outside the Pfizer offices.

The events were punctuated by drumming, chanting and sometimes obscenities.

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  • nycsewer


    • wounded defecators

      !#!# Neo-Conservative, useful idiots and critics of Assembly, and frankly haters of truth and freedom, exist by feeding on the entrepreneurial, middle cl@ss.
      Which explains why the nation’s respect and admiration are with Occupy and with the Anonymous, Wikileaks and Ruckus brigades. Thank you heroes for all your fvcking service, and congrats on the Man udda Year.
      For they know, proletariat’s bad children and parasites, sic Zionist apparachik of the Fed, IMF and World Bank, will never admonish the Welfarism feeding their addictions and narcissism. A cl@ss needful and earnest of all the hearty, steamy excrement that patriots can provide. Sh!t and p!ss on, humble defecators, lest the streets flow with blood.


        nation’s respect and admiration are with Occupy? In your dreams, go find a JOB you lazy bum.

  • don

    Yawn! old news.

  • meh

    Still here being a troll? Stop being an idiot and go do something productive.

  • Lol

    Occupy these nutz!

  • karen

    aw geez, they’re back. the damn drumming and chanting. time for the city council to enact a new noise ordinance. must have been the stock market going over 13,000 yesterday. time for some good snowstorms and arctic winter to come back.

  • shaun kavanagh

    OWS protesters are true American Heroes. Thank you all for changing the entire national debate.

    • saoirse

      LOL !!!!! and when did THAT happen ?

      • S. Hawk

        Last year. You missed it because it happened outside your bubble.


          Nothing happened last year. The OWS are lazy bums who refuse to work.

  • Occupy this

    That would of been a perfect time for a giant sinkhole in NYC .We do not need any of those low lifes in this city.Where is all that money they collected.How was that vaction to the tropical island.IRS really needs to look into them.

  • MaxineRocks

    Well, the one in the clown makeup got it right – what a bunch of clowns! These people hold a moment of silence at the passing of Steve Jobs and act like he was their high lord and master, never mind his overseas manufacturing on the cheap and human rights abuses to create their little toys, but protest against Pfizer, a company that manufactures drugs. Let’s see – how much is an IPad? Hmm…and that’s okay with them? Hypocrites!!

    • Can't stand MORONS

      You are quite the idiot, aren’t you? Worship Steve Jobs? Are you insane? These are the people spitting on his grave, moron.

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