At least three Occupy Austin members have been arrested as the group tried to begin a new occupation in the northern part of the city.
They were met by Austin police, who swept toward them saying they were on private property.
Two members were arrested. The group then marched to a former Home Depot and planned to pitch a tent city, but police kept them away. A third member was arrested there.
One Occupy member said the goal of the tent city was to provide a shelter for Austin's homeless.
The group set up camp at city hall from Oct. 6, 2011, to Feb. 3, when police evicted them.