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Livestream: Snatch And Grab Policing Comes To Occupy Portland

Occupy Portland activists were kettled on Hawthorne between 25th and 27th Streets with police videotaping the protesters. After police spoke to each other for a moment, they began to pull certain people - without giving any reason - off the sidewalk and place them under arrest.

Occupy Portland activists were kettled on Hawthorne between 25th and 27th Streets with police videotaping the protesters. After police spoke to each other for a moment, they seemed to target certain people to pull off the sidewalk and place them under arrest.

A small group of remaining occupiers regrouped - I believe it was at 39th Street - where they encountered police on horseback before continuing their march. Now they are moving north.

As the group marches, cars slow down with people waving, cheering, and honking their horns in support of the group. Not what you see in the msm.

There is no word on total number of arrests this evening yet, and the occupiers are trying to find out where their friends were taken or if they were released.

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