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Park police arrived in force in the predawn hours some unforced.
Some in full riot gear including heart helmets and and hand -- shields.
A helicopter hovered above.
The first priority for police -- blue TARP draped by protesters over the lower part of the statue of civil war general James MacPherson.
Two demonstrators sat atop the -- after negotiations.
The plastic came down.
Pedestrian barriers were erected throughout the park and people were removed from each section so that police could inspect tense.
Those with camping material in them were removed so we're blankets pillows personal belongings.
At first disposal bags were labeled and -- -- owners could retrieve their property over the next sixty days.
Later maintenance workers simply through the protesters belongings in the back of trash trucks.
Police spokesman said there were health issues with some of the belongings.
The demonstrators appeared dismayed by the crackdown.
So if they don't wanna sleep they don't want -- -- that's fine I'll be right here every day now sleeping until they until they do something about it.
-- Today as police work their way through McPherson square there was.
No resistance from some of the protesters.
In general the resistance of the park police was short lived.
As the day wore on parts of McPherson square again Begin to look more like -- park -- -- campground.
Mixed feelings because I I agree with these people on many aspects that I missed the -- Particularly in pike believe that you get the -- back up and a.
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