SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Occupy protestors who gathered at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco overnight to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Occupy protests avoided clashes with police.
A couple dozen protestors with tents remained at the plaza Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Fire Destroys Abandoned Building In San Jose Alviso Area
San Francisco police gave protestors a 6 a.m. deadline to disassemble any tents pitched in the plaza Monday night, police said.
By 6 a.m. the protestors had voluntarily collapsed the tents and only a small group of police officers remained at the plaza.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department Budget
A San Francisco police spokesman said the protestors were cooperative and took down tents that were pitched over night without assistance from police.
KCBS’ Chris Filippi and Holly Quan Report:
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