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For background, please see Sunday night's Live-blog covering the beginning of the eviction period. Tonight LAPD has assembled a much larger force of police & it seems unlikely they will back down.

Will update with images & news asap.

9:29 PM
At this moment, the police are loading up at Dodger Stadium in 11-15 busses. Various helicopters belonging to local news broadcast video of the police assembling.

9:35 PM
Busses have begun leaving Dodger Stadium on their way to 1st & Spring.

On Monday the police came, visited, & left the camp.
Poilce seconds after wading into the crowd on the edge of the sidewalk with batons.

Tonight they are on their way with much great numbers.

OakFoSho's live-stream.
Will update throughout the night.

O LA's GA still in session as police busses are enroute. Young woman & Grey beard below fire up the crowd awaiting the LAPD.


Estimation of 900 police based on count of 27 police busses as seen from copters.

Occupiers light the sky up with fireworks to alert the city of the raid.

Police cordon at Broadway & 1st, but mass of police busses haven't arrived yet.

Two Live-Streams up now in LA.
1. OakFoSho
2. Freedom

Occupy Philadelphia has been evicted.

Photo below shows police cordon preventing arriving supporters (in the background) from re-enforcing the besieged camp.


Hundreds of police suddenly rush in & sieze City Hall Park.

Police announce that non-lethal force will be used if necessary. LRAD sound weapon reported at Main & 1st.

Photo below of officer who seconds earlier had broken procedure by pointing his gun directly at OakFoSho.


Police perimeter around camp is complete. Arrests are still taking place inside the perimeter-with both media & supporters trying to watch from outside.

Originally posted to MBismo Vencerá on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 09:50 PM PST.

Also republished by California politics.

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