Ten arrested in Westlake Park

On October 13th at approximately 10:15 pm, officers announced to the occupants of Westlake Park that the park was closed. 

Shortly afterward, officers began contacting individuals who were inside a makeshift structure and warned them that if they did not leave they would be subject to possible arrest.  The individuals, eight  men and two women, refused the orders from officers and were placed under arrest for Obstructing a Public Officer. 

The arrested inviduals were later booked into the King County Jail.

A recently vacated doorway adjacent to Westlake Park, complete with 'No Trespassing" sign. The former occupant was awakened and informed that he could sleep at City Hall plaza.