Two weekend Occupy arrests in Minneapolis

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Nov 21, 2011 at 8:39 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Two men arrested during an Occupy Minnesota protest in Minneapolis remain in custody.

The men were arrested Saturday at a foreclosed home that protesters were occupying. One was arrested for burglary and trespassing.

The second man was arrested for obstruction of justice after refusing to move for police. A video posted on the Occupy Minnesota website shows the officer slowly driving a squad car at the man _ pushing him out of the way.

Police Sgt. John Sullivan says he hasn't seen the video, but no one has reported any injuries.

Police stood by Sunday as fire officials boarded up the house. Sullivan says about two dozen protesters watched peacefully.

Meanwhile in Duluth, about a dozen protesters are sharing one tent. Police say they do not yet have a permit.

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