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Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge — one of New York City's most heavily secured landmarks — were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the ......

A white flag flies atop the west tower of New York's Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Someone replaced two American flags on the bridge with mysterious white flags. The white flags, international symbols of surrender, fluttered from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. An entity called Bike Lobby tweeted Tuesday that it hoisted the flags to signal “surrender of the Brooklyn Bridge bicycle path to pedestrians.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Show/Hide caption

A white flag flies atop the west tower of New York's Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Someone replaced two American flags on the bridge with mysterious white flags. The white flags, international symbols of surrender, fluttered from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. An entity called Bike Lobby tweeted Tuesday that it hoisted the flags to signal “surrender of the Brooklyn Bridge bicycle path to pedestrians.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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