A giant banner with a photo of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin was hung from the side of Manhattan Bridge, causing police to scramble to remove it, a report says.
The banner featured the word “peacemaker” underneath the photo of the Russian leader, NBC New York reports.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 6, 2016
Looking to be about 20 feet in length, the banner was hung from the bridge by unknown pranksters sometime before 2:00 p.m. on October 6. Police had removed the display by 3:00 p.m.
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