Either the borough of Brooklyn is surrendering to Manhattan or there are some VERY sneaky pranksters running around New York right now!
City police are absolutely stumped how anyone was able to climb the Brooklyn Bridge and replace the two American flags that normally fly atop the landmark’s towers with two white flags!
Authorities today revealed that surveillance video captured a group of four or five people walking onto the bridge around 3AM early Monday morning.
Then, at around 3:30AM, the lights that usually illuminate the top of the bridge suddenly flickered and then went out completely!
As the sun rose over the East River, construction workers noticed the white flags flying above the Brooklyn Bridge at 5:30AM. That’s when police became involved.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton spoke about the incident at a press conference, saying: