Occupy takes over bank in San Francisco (11 images)
A group of Occupy demonstrators pitched tents and took over a Bank oF America branch to protest tuition increases in San Francisco on November 16, 2011. Police later arrested and removed the protesters.
A view through the window shows a tent pitched in a Bank of America branch after students and Occupy protesters took over the branch to protest tuition increases in San Francisco on November 16, 2011. UPI/Terry Schmitt
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