Police arrest scores of Occupy Wall Street protesters, close Zuccotti Park
New York City, N.Y., USA

Sun Mar 18, 1:09 a.m.: +The New York Times reports that scores of +Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested tonight as police officers swept Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan and closed it.

The operation occurred after hundreds of people had gathered in the financial district to observe the founding of Occupy Wall Street six months ago.

Read more: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/17/arrests-made-as-protesters-mark-occupy-wall-streets-six-month-anniversary/?hp

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Photo: John Minchillo (+The Associated Press)

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