Police evict Occupy Boston protesters; 46 arrested

Boston police officers remove an Occupy Boston protester from Dewey Square in Boston before dawn Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. More than 40 people were peacefully arrested as the park was cleared. The city had set a Thursday midnight deadline for protesters to leave or face eviction. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Essdras M Suarez, , Pool)

December 10, 2011 5:46:49 PM PST
Police officers swept through Dewey Square early Saturday, tearing down tents at the Occupy Boston encampment and arresting dozens of protesters, bringing a peaceful end to the 10-week demonstration.