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Seattle police on Wednesday moved in to reclaim their precinct in the city’s ‘occupied’ protest zone after the city’s mayor issued a 2am executive order to vacate the area. More than a dozen people were arrested at the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone which has seen two deadly shootings in three weeks, Q13Fox reports. Calling the gathering at the East Precinct and Cal Anderson Park an ‘unlawful assembly’ Mayor Jenny Durkan had demanded all barriers be removed after a 525 per cent spike in violent crimes in the area.