Look | Protesters Cleared From Zuccotti Park


PHOTOS. Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting dozens of protesters from what has become the headquarters of the corporate greed demonstrations.

About 70 people were arrested as officers cleared the park.
About 70 people were arrested as officers cleared the park. ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )

Evicted protesters were joined by supporters at the police perimeter south of Zuccotti Park at Broadway and Pine. After the crowd grew to several dozen, police arrived with helmets and plastic handcuffs.

( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
Mounted Police blocked off an empty Wall Street before 3 a.m.
Mounted Police blocked off an empty Wall Street before 3 a.m. ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
Protesters pass the time at Broadway and Pine streets with a little music
Protesters pass the time at Broadway and Pine streets with a little music ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
A common scene in lower manhattan Tuesday morning were small groups of evicted protesters and supporters sitting, waiting, and seeking more information from friends via cell phone.
A common scene in lower manhattan Tuesday morning were small groups of evicted protesters and supporters sitting, waiting, and seeking more information from friends via cell phone. ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
Pets were evicted too
Pets were evicted too
New York City sanitation workers clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15.
New York City sanitation workers clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15. ( Stan Honda/Getty Images )
Anti-Wall Street protesters regroup for breakfast and rest in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan.
Anti-Wall Street protesters regroup for breakfast and rest in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan. ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
Zuccotti Park cleared after protesters were told to leave temporarily.
Zuccotti Park cleared after protesters were told to leave temporarily. ( Karen Frillman/WNYC )
A view of Zuccotti Park Tuesday morning after protesters were told to leave temporarily.
A view of Zuccotti Park Tuesday morning after protesters were told to leave temporarily. ( Karen Frillman/WNYC )
Protesters regroup in Foley Square after police in riot gear removed them from Zuccotti Park early on November 15.
Protesters regroup in Foley Square after police in riot gear removed them from Zuccotti Park early on November 15. ( Spencer Platt/Getty Images )
Protesters march through Lower Manhattan after they were cleared from Zuccotti Park early Tuesday.
Protesters march through Lower Manhattan after they were cleared from Zuccotti Park early Tuesday. ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
Protesters marched through the streets of Lower Manhattan.
Protesters marched through the streets of Lower Manhattan. ( Alex Goldmark/WNYC )
Police in riot gear line up outside City Hall.
Police in riot gear line up outside City Hall. ( Arun Venugopal/WNYC )
Protesters on top of a wall at Canal Street and Sixth Avenue.
Protesters on top of a wall at Canal Street and Sixth Avenue. ( Arun Venugopal/WNYC )
Protesters move to Canal Street and Sixth Avenue
Protesters move to Canal Street and Sixth Avenue ( Brian Wise/WNYC )
Police in riot gear guard City Hall
Police in riot gear guard City Hall ( Arun Venugopal/WNYC )
A brief re-occupation of Zuccotti Park before the city re-closed the park.
A brief re-occupation of Zuccotti Park before the city re-closed the park. ( Karen Frillman/WNYC )
( Karen Frillman/WNYC )
Some protesters move to another site near Canal Street and 6th Avenue.
Some protesters move to another site near Canal Street and 6th Avenue. ( Arun Venugopal )
Protesters move through a hole in the fence to a new site, which is on private property.
Protesters move through a hole in the fence to a new site, which is on private property. ( Arun Venugopal )
NYPD show up at the site at Canal Street and 6th Avenue.
NYPD show up at the site at Canal Street and 6th Avenue. ( Arun Venugopal )
Rev. Ann Kantsfield faces off with NYPD at the Canal Street site.
Rev. Ann Kantsfield faces off with NYPD at the Canal Street site. ( Arun Venugopal )
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