Protesters suspicious of plan to clean up NYC park

(AP) - The owner of the private park where Wall Streetprotesters are camped out says it will begin enforcing parkregulations, which prohibit everything from lying

NEW YORK - (AP) - The owner of the private park where Wall Streetprotesters are camped out says it will begin enforcing parkregulations, which prohibit everything from lying down on benchesto storing personal property on the ground.

Protesters say they believe the effort is an attempt to endtheir encampment.

Brookfield Properties owns lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park andhanded out a notice Thursday to protesters saying they would beallowed back inside after a planned park cleanup if they abide bypark regulations.

The notice lists the regulations. They include no tarps orsleeping bags on the ground, no lying down on benches and nostorage of personal property on the ground.

The notice says the cleanup will take about 12 hours and beginat 7 a.m. Friday.

It's not clear whether the regulations are new or how they wouldbe enforced. Brookfield did not respond to requests for commentThursday.

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