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Occupy Austin demonstration leads to 38 arrests

Dispute over food tables leads to 38 arrests at Occupy demonstration in Austin, Texas By The Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ' Thirty-nine people have been arrested after a pair of pre-dawn confrontations between police and Occupy Austin protesters in Texas.

The first confrontation came about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when officers moved to enforce a new rule banning food tables in the City Hall plaza after 10 p.m. Some protesters surrounded the tables with arms linked.

The Austin American-Statesman (http://bit.ly/s3CK0X) reports another confrontation came when more than 50 police officers moved to clear an amphitheater on the plaza for a regular power-washing, leading to more arrests. Most of the protesters, however, remained peaceful and moved to allow the cleaning before returning to their spots.



No injuries were reported.


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