CHICAGO (CBS) — A group of neo-Nazis were halted by police as they tried to put up a banner on an overpass in Oak Park.
The five men, with at least two who hid their faces, were told by Oak Park Police to take down the sign.READ MORE: Multiple Vehicle Broken Into, Burglarized On Same Block In Morgan Park
The banner on the Ridgeland Street overpass faced inbound I-290 for drivers to see as they headed into Chicago.
On the banner, the words “Danger: Sanctuary City Ahead” with poison skulls and “Identity Evropa.”
The organization Identity Evropa is a white supremacist group founded in 2016.READ MORE: Kidde Recalls Trusense Smoke Detectors For Failure To Sound In A Fire
Oak Park authorities confirm they made the group take down the banner but provided no further details.MORE NEWS: United Center Welcoming Back Fans For First Time In Over A Year For Bulls Home Game