Social media elements from #OccupyWallStreet
Day 7 of protests with at least a dozen people arrested. Protesters claim upwards of 60+ have been arrested with no confirmation from police. Many vidoes of arrests and skirmishes between protesters and police have emerged on social media.
- The first arrest came shortly after noon near the stock exchange. Several blocks away, another protester, who identified himself as Robert Stephens, was arrested after kneeling in the middle of the street outside the Chase Bank building."That's the bank that took my mother's home," said Stephens, a law student, before being handcuffed.via Rueters
Day 4 of the protests up to five were arrested with tensions reportedly rising. Protesters have accused police of unwarranted arrests.
- The protests began on Saturday, September 17th.
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