Then There Were Two: Occupy Wall Street Splits Off Into Another Site

Occupy Wall Street continues to grow and yesterday they filled New York's Washington Square Park:

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anti-Wall Street demonstrators said on Saturday they are growing out of their lower Manhattan encampment and are exploring options to expand to other public spaces in New York City.

Protesters complaining about what they view as corporate greed have been camped out near Wall Street in Zuccotti Park for three weeks, staging rallies and marches that have mostly proceeded peacefully but have also resulted in confrontations with police.

On Saturday, several hundred protesters marched north to Washington Square Park -- the site of protests against the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s -- to discuss expanding their encampment to other sites.

There were no arrests.

Lucas Vasquez, a student who was leading the march, said protesters were looking at expanding into Washington Square and Battery parks, but stressed: "We're not going to give up Liberty Plaza" -- the protesters' name for Zuccotti Park, where about 250 have camped out around the clock.

"It's sometimes hard to move around there. We have a lot of people," he said.

By late on Saturday, no decision had been reached.

The movement has surged in less than three weeks from a ragged group in downtown Manhattan to protesters of all ages demonstrating from Seattle to Tampa.

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