Timeline: Occupy Wall Street Evicted From Zuccotti Park
Last night, in a sneak attack at around 1 a.m., Wall Street protesters were evicted from Zuccotti Park in New York City. Here's a detailed recap of the events that happened. It wasn't pretty.
1:20 a.m. Police in riot geer surround the park. Brooklyn bridge is closed. Subway stops are closed.
1:45 a.m. Police announce they are going to evict everyone from the park.
Around 2 a.m.The eviction begins.
2:07 a.m. Pepper spray deployed -- reports of at least one reporter sprayed.
2:10 a.m. Press barred from entering Zuccotti Park.
2:29 a.m. Press helicopters evicted from airspace. NYTimes reporter arrested.
2:44 a.m. NYPD destroys OWS Library. 5,000 donated books in dumpster.
3:05 a.m. NYPD cutting down trees in Liberty Square.
3:13 a.m. NYPD deploying sound cannon
3:33 a.m. The park is cleaned.
6:05 a.m. Zuccotti Park has been cleared.
8 a.m. The park is still barricaded from the public.