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Anonymous Tears Through Capitol Police Barriers

Capitol Police confronted a mob of protesters around noon Wednesday. The protestors, who wore Guy Fawkes masks, tore through West Front barriers and yelled profanities at the cops.  

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ms-LFFVfjIo&feature=youtu.be  

"Bring the violence," one man is heard screaming in footage of the rally posted to Youtube by Anonymous. Nov. 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, named for the 17th century anarchist who tried to blow up the British Parliament. The video shows one officer raise his fist to smash the forearm of a protester who is rattling the metal fence. "You work for me," protesters later began chanting at the officers.  

The Senate sergeant-at-arms warned of rolling street closures throughout the Capitol complex due to the midday demonstration activity. The protest concluded around 12:30 p.m.  

Capitol Police arrested one demonstrator, according to department spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider. He was charged with crossing a police line.  

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