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Police Reattempting Raid On Occupy Los Angeles

Press Release   •   Nov 30, 2011 05:18 EST

Police are once again attacking Occupy Los Angeles after occupiers successfully defended Solidarity Park a few nights ago. Watch the events unfold live via Spencer Mills:

Live Blog:

[1:16 am] Occupy LA being surrounded by police

[1:17 am] LA NLG present, numerous press agencies, Russia Today...

[1:20 am] Occupy Philly received third and final warning, local ABC news crew left at 1:10 local time.

[1:24 am] Occupy Philly may be relocating? Unconfirmed. Protesters at 18th and Locust st.

[11:27 PM, LA time] It's still possible to get into Solidarity park by Little Tokyo/Arts District train stop, according to @OakFoSho.

[2:29 AM, Philadelphia] Scanners report nine arrests.

[11:30 PM, LA] LAPD set up a perimeter 3 blocks from the park. Also bringing more reinforcements.

[2:50 AM Philly] Police using bikes as weapons.

[2:57 AM] Bike cops leaving.

[3:11 AM] Philly: 12 or so protesters still in park, surrounded by police, Legal has all information on them.

[12:15 AM] LAPD marching in.

[12:18 AM] Hundreds of LAPD officers with various biohazard suits (Mills' audio reports), rubber bullet guns (Via Mills) and zipties.

[12:20 AM] Visual confirmation of bio-suits, Mills claims 1300 officers.

[12:28 AM] LAPD declares unlawful assembly. Giving 10 min (unconfirmed) window to leave.

[12:33 AM] Occupy LA is staying in the square. Mic checking the police. "The people of California do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies that serve them"

Or from the CBS helicopter:

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