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Occupy Oakland: Videos show flash mob, some violent behavior [Updated]

November 2, 2011 |  7:05 pm

Here are some videos from Wednesday's Occupy Oakland protests, which brought thousands of protesters to the city's streets.

In this video from KGO-TV, some protesters particpate in a flash mob:

In video from on YouTube, some protesters are bused from downtown Oakland to the Port of Oakland on Wednesday afternoon:


A video from KPIX-TV shows some violent behavior. (See video here.)

[Updated at 9 p.m., Nov. 2: Some Occupy Oakland protesters denounced the behavior shown on the video, saying it was the work of a fringe group.]

So far, officials said  no arrests have been made.

“The world is watching Oakland tonight. We need to make  sure this remains a safe place for everyone,” said Mayor Jean Quan, who was joined at an early Wednesday evening news conference by Interim Police Chief Howard Jordan and port officials.


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