Police look for suspects responsible for switching American flags to white flags atop Brooklyn Bridge

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Chopper 12 flew overhead as officers removed the white flags.

Police are looking for a group of people allegedly responsible for flying white flags from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday morning.

Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence John Miller says at around 5:30 a.m., construction workers noticed the American flags usually atop the bridge were replaced with white flags. Police took the flags down, which appeared to be bleached American flags.


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