PORTLAND, Maine—Police have charged two OccupyMaine activists with assault at an encampment in Portland.
Police say 45-year-old Alan Porter was hit in the head with a hammer Friday morning after he started drumming to awaken the other occupants.
Police say 34-year-old Christopher Schisler has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault and 34-year-old Danny Arnold, who's accused of choking Porter, has been issued a summons for assault.
On Thursday night, 25-year-old Jason Carr was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to the report of a fight.
All three suspects listed no permanent addresses.
OccupyMaine says it condemns the violence.
WCHS-TV reports that the city has asked to meet with OccupyMaine on Monday to discuss code violations and the amount of calls for service to police.