The relatively nonviolent end of Occupy LA
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An LAPD officer warned a protester that he would be arrested if he didn't leave the police cordon in the center of the park.
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LAPD officers checked tents for occupants and then dismantled them during the late night raid on Occupy Los Angeles.
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An LAPD officer led an arrested protester to buses that were waiting to transfer detainees. Police arrested 200 protesters.
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Occupy Los Angeles supporters hugged as a truck declared the gathering to be an unlawful demonstration.
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Occupy Los Angeles demonstrators reacted as the police surrounded them at the center of City Hall park. The raid developed in under a minute and progressed slowly after that.
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Police officers entered the plaza in riot gear and carrying billy clubs.
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An LAPD officer threatened a demonstrator as police swarmed the plaza and encircled the protesters.
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Jordan Robertson of Orange County lit a candle in the middle of the intersection of First and Main streets on Tuesday evening.
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Arrested protesters from the Occupy LA movement are lined up on a curb next to the Police Administration Building while they are questioned.
Eric Richardson / blogdowntown
Late Tuesday into early Wednesday, the LAPD moved in on Occupy L.A. protesters. The outcome was a far cry from the end of other Occupy protests — it was peaceful, according to tweets and social media updates from media and protesters.