A video posted on YouTube shows a NYPD officer reportedly hitting Wall Street protesters with a baton Wednesday.
The officer appears to nudge a spectator out of the way, back up and raise his baton, and then begins striking protesters who are nearby.
Officers swatted protesters with batons and sprayed them with mace, according to video from the scene. Fox 5 photographer Roy Isen was hit in the eyes by mace, and Fox 5 reporter Dick Brennan was hit by what he believes was an officer’s baton. Both were all right and continued to cover the protests and arrests.