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Man arrested for pitching tent after Occupy campsite dismantling

Occupy London protestors link arms to protect a tent in Victoria Park, November 8, 2011 where they have been camped out for for over 2 weeks.

GEOFF ROBINS For The Globe and Mail/geoff robins The Globe and Mail

A man faces charges after a tent was put up in a London, Ont., park where police had dismantled tents set up by the Occupy movement.

Police say that around 6 p.m. Wednesday, a man set up a tent in Victoria Park and refused to take it down.

The man was eventually removed from the tent and charged with trespassing and resisting arrest.

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Shortly after 10 p.m., another person was charged with trespassing in the park.

A city bylaw which prevents anyone from being in public parks between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Police moved in early Wednesday to take down tents put up by Occupy protesters who had been in the park for about two and a-half weeks.

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