Protesters suspicious of plan to clean up Zuccotti Park

NEW YORK - (AP) - The owner of the private park where Wall Streetprotesters are camped out says it will begin enforcing parkregulations, which prohibit everything from lying down on benchesto storing personal property on the ground.

Protesters say they believe the effort is an attempt to endtheir encampment.

Brookfield Properties owns lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park andhanded out a notice Thursday to protesters saying they would beallowed back inside after a planned park cleanup if they abide bypark regulations.

The notice lists the regulations. They include no tarps orsleeping bags on the ground, no lying down on benches and nostorage of personal property on the ground.

The notice says the cleanup will take about 12 hours and beginat 7 a.m. Friday.

It's not clear whether the regulations are new or how they wouldbe enforced. Brookfield did not respond to requests for commentThursday.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Neighborhood Brief for April 30
A 3-year-old girl died after a car accident 2 3-year-old killed in crash on Bruckner Boulevard
Tristin and Tyler Rodriguez, 13, have more than 3 Ambitious twins from the Bronx gather online following
Greenhouses and farms on the East End are 4 East End: Flowers in full bloom
5 Neighborhood Brief for April 30

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.