NEW YORK (
) -- More than 200 protesters who didn't clear a Los Angeles park near City Hall after a Monday deadline were arrested early Wednesday.
About 1,400 Los Angeles police officers worked on removing the demonstrators, according to
The Associated Press
. They entered the park at around 12:30 a.m. and the park was cleared an hour later,
To get three people out of a makeshift tree house in the Los Angeles park, beanbags were fired from shotguns, the
said. No other serious injuries were reported.
Concrete barriers have been placed around the park while it is being cleaned.
The deadline for leaving the park was Monday
There were also arrests early Wednesday at the Occupy Philadelphia movement. Reports pointed to between 40 and 52 arrests.
The movements in Los Angeles and Philadelphia against perceived corporate greed mirror those that started in Manhattan in September.
-- Written by Alexandra Zendrian
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