02 Oct '11, 6am

Wall Street protesters shut Brooklyn Bridge: NEW YORK: Hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters forced the tempor...

Wall Street protesters shut Brooklyn Bridge: NEW YORK: Hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters forced the tempor...

NEW YORK: More than 700 anti-Wall Street protestors were arrested in New York on Saturday when they blocked traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge, forcing authorities to shut it down for hours, police said. Anti-Wall Street activists first occupied a small park in lower Manhattan two weeks ago to protest corporate bailouts and corporate influence in politics, but took their demonstration to the bridge on Saturday. "More than 700 people were arrested. Most of them for disorderly conduct," a New York Police Department spokesman told AFP. Some were released after a few hours, while others would likely be held for a day or could receive a court summons, he said. Earlier, another NYPD spokesman said there were "several hundred protestors who decided to walk on the roadway and who blocked traffic. Some heeded the warnings, some left, and arrests were made." The "Occupy Wall Street" gro...

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