Seattle police stormed into the city’s protest zone early Wednesday morning, shortly after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order that demanded protesters leave the area, which has been occupied for more than two weeks.
As police flooded into the zone, protesters responded with chants and calls for them to leave. The protesters had erected barricades and occupied several blocks around a park and the east precinct of the Seattle Police Department after police fled, dubbing the zone the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP.
“Police issued the order to disperse around 5 a.m. local time Wednesday, telling protesters to leave within eight minutes,” Fox News reported. “At least 13 protesters have been arrested so far for failing to clear the area, police said.”
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