Brooklyn, New York City – Police are trying to figure out who replaced two American flags on top of the Brooklyn bridge with white flags Tuesday morning.
By 11:30am both flags had been removed from the bridge’s iconic towers, according to WPIX.
— Andy Newman (@andylocal) July 22, 2014
The dual U.S. flags are a common sight in the New York skyline, while white flags are typically raised to signify a surrender.
A white flag has appeared atop the Brooklyn Bridge. Did we just surrender to somebody? pic.twitter.com/qHdeAE2Z8x
— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) July 22, 2014
— Janet Upadhye (@jupadhye) July 22, 2014
— John Bell (@NewsBell) July 22, 2014