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Fox9: Sexual assault reported at OccupyMN camp

A woman participating in the OccupyMN movement said she was sexually assaulted early Friday morning at Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis. The woman told Minneapolis police she thought the man who assaulted her was also part of the movement.
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A woman participating in the OccupyMN movement said she was sexually assaulted early Friday morning at Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis. The woman told Minneapolis police she thought the man who assaulted her was also part of the movement.

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