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Occupy S.F. protesters arrested outside Wells Fargo headquarters

October 12, 2011 |  9:53 am

Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco

San Francisco police have arrested at least 11 Occupy San Francisco protesters blocking the entrance to Wells Fargo's corporate headquarters.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported that about 200 activists were gathered and pledging to "foreclose the banks."

As the protesters sat down in front of the entrance, police led several of them away in handcuffs, the newspaper reported.

Photos: Occupy protests

Police said they could not confirm the number of arrests because the protest was still unfolding.

Television stations reported that the protesters have camped out in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with many spending nights in sleeping bags on the sidewalk.


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Photo: File photo of Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco. Credit: Noah Berger / Bloomberg News