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11 arrested at Occupy protest campsite in D.C.

WASHINGTON - Eleven people have been arrested in Washington’s McPherson Square since Park Police began clearing tents from one of the nation’s last remaining Occupy protest sites, authorities said yesterday.

David Schlosser, a spokesman for the US Park Police, said one of those arrested was charged with felony assault on a police officer and assault with a deadly weapon. That person is accused of hitting an officer in the face with a brick Saturday night. The officer was treated at a hospital.

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