Beatings And Bloodshed As Over 100 Arrested At OWS Protests

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Hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters clashed with cops this morning throughout lower Manhattan after attempting to march toward the New York Stock Exchange as part of a massive citywide demonstration marking two months since the movement began.

The protest had begun peacefully, but quickly grew tense and escalated as cops made 100 arrests when a group of demonstrators tried to jump over some barricades.

Others were cuffed and hauled off after they sat on the ground in defiance after cops had ordered them to scatter.

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“My question is how is that illegal to stand there? I got pushed and stepped on. This is the United States of America. I can walk on any sidewalk I want to,” said Jessica Allure, 24, a student.

Hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters clashed with cops this morning throughout lower Manhattan after attempting to march toward the New York Stock Exchange as part of a massive citywide demonstration marking two months since the movement began.

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