6 (or more) arrested for protesting down on Wall Street

It’s illegal “for two or more individuals to wear masks”?

Even on Halloween?


September 19, 2011, 12:28 PM
Wall Street Protests Continue, With at Least 6 Arrested

Updated, 5:22 p.m. | In a continuation of the demonstrations that began on Saturday, nearly 200 protesters marched along Wall Street and other parts of the financial district Monday morning, brandishing American flags and signs denouncing the economic system. At least six of them were arrested.

Office workers heading to their desks passed the protesters on the sidewalks with little incident. At times, the two groups squeezed shoulder to shoulder through narrow passages formed by metal police barricades.

The first three arrests came on Pine Street, when a police lieutenant ordered that two men wearing ski masks be taken into custody. Officers then arrested a woman wearing a plastic mask on the back of her head.

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