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OccupyMN turned back by bank in downtown Minneapolis

Published 10/15/2011, Star Tribune / MCT

Getting arrested for civil disobedience is not as easy as it used to be. Four hundred protesters chanting "Bust up big banks!" marched through downtown Minneapolis to Wells Fargo Bank on Friday, some intent on getting arrested by staging a sit-down in the bank. But the bank locked its doors. About 200 protesters then sat down in the intersection at 6th Street S. and Marquette Avenue. But instead of arresting them, police diverted traffic.

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