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Occupy LA Protesters Arrested During Picketing of Financial District

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Protesters sitting in the lobby of Bank of America/Image via Twitter
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Eleven Occupy LA protesters were arrested today as they demonstrated in the lobby of a Bank of America, according to the AFL-CIO's twitter feed.

The protesters began their march through the financial district at noon, stopping first at Chase bank, according to L.A. Now. They then occupied the lobby at Band of America.

The AFL-CIO reports the arrests were based on charges of civil disobedience.

Following the arrests, the protesters headed back to City Hall.