HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Neighbors are upset after a digital traffic sign was changed to display a hateful message.

(credit: CBS)

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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.

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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.

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It’s not clear how anyone gained access to the sign’s machinery since it was protected by a combo lock.