Update: Reports are the protestors have now shut down NYPD headquarters.
Yesterday 4 unions announced their support for the Occupy Wall Street protests, including the massive 200,000 TWU, The Teamster’s Union, SEIU and the IWW. The a collective group with one million members announced their support. Even media mogul Russell Simmons told MSNBC he would be joining the movement vowing to bring hundreds of thousands of people.
Now, NYPD police scanners are estimating a crowd up to 5,000 are occupying liberty square in a scene that is now starting to look more like Egypt’s Tahrir square.