Six Arrested in NY Occupy Protest

    NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19:  Protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street gather in Union Square on March 19, 2012 in New York City. Protesters affiliated with the movement are gathering in Union Square today following 73 arrests at a six-month anniversary rally at Zuccotti Park over the weekend. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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    Occupy protesters emerged from hibernation with the Spring weather last weekend, and the NYPD already has its hands full. Six protesters were arrested after police booted 200 Occupiers from Union Square Park overnight on Wednesday. Resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and obstructing justice were among the charges filed, a NYPD spokesman told the New York Times. Arguments over "unattended property" on the sidewalk fueled tensions between police and the protesters, who had claimed that the books and other items were their property.

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