The protesters have breached the barricades and at this point the police are pushing the protesters into the park.
I wall add information as it comes available.
7:55 PM PT: From Jesse LaGreca's Twitter stream:
#nypd pushing metal barricades on me and looking at me like I'm doing something wrong. No one likes being pushed
7:59 PM PT: Pepper spray has just been used.
8:05 PM PT: One police officer struck a protester in the head with a barricade. That protester is on the ground with a bleeding head wound behind the police line. Receiving no medical attention.
8:07 PM PT: There is Jesse!
8:10 PM PT: From Twitter and stated on the livestream as well as recorded on the livestream:
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#30211hit protestor in the face with a barricade. Bloody face, police push others away
Badge number 30311 Vega has been confirmed by damn near everyone in the feed Badge number corrected 30311
8:21 PM PT: From Jesse LaGreca's Twitter:
8:35 PM PT: Horses are on scene as well as several police transports. Police are regrouping.8:40 PM PT:
JesseLaGreca Jesse LaGreca
I'm watching nypd pepper spray people right now. Wtf
8:46 PM PT: Love it from Twitter:
OK, everyone at Zucotti, at the stroke of midnight scream "HAPPY NEW YEAR!!" and kiss a cop. Of the same sex.
8:51 PM PT: H/T to Ladypockt:
9:27 PM PT: Barricade battles:
11:38 PM PT: Police threatening to seize press credentials: