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Florida sheriff decries hanging mannequin in police uniform

Florida sheriff decries hanging mannequin in police uniform
Hanging Mannequin
Posted at 6:13 PM, Jun 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-20 18:13:54-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, are investigating after motorists saw a startling scene Saturday morning as they drove along a Florida interstate: a mannequin dressed in a police uniform dangling from a rope at an overpass.

Emergency crews in Jacksonville were called to investigate a possible suicide.

But when they got there, they discovered a mannequin hanging from an Interstate 95 overpass wearing a pig mask and dressed in a New York City police uniform.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said the incident was “extremely disturbing” and a deliberate attempt to stoke anti-police sentiment.