HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Neighbors are upset after a digital traffic sign was changed to display a hateful message.
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A traffic message board in the Hollywood Hills was changed to read “Amerikkka sucks.” The altered sign was spotted over the weekend.READ MORE: Lawmaker Calls For Change On California Film Sets After Prop-Gun Shooting Death Of Halyna Hutchins By Alec Baldwin
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the board was rented by the DWP from an outside vendor. Police had to contact the vendor to have them shut it down.MORE NEWS: Inland Empire Commuters Dealing With Wet And Dangerous Road Conditions
It’s not clear how anyone gained access to the sign’s machinery since it was protected by a combo lock.