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Thu Oct 26, 2017, 11:34 AM

You've got to be kidding me

http://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/usb-cord-hung-on-tree-outside-of-house-in-shape-of-noose-fbi-investigating/629950637

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police are calling in the Federal Bureau of Investigation after finding a cord resembling a noose outside a home in Regent Square.

Zone 4 posted on its Facebook page about the incident on South Braddock Avenue.

"Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Zone 4
20 hours ago
We are investigating an incident in which a USB cord was hung on a tree outside of a residence in the 800 block of S. Braddock Ave. The cord was fashioned in a manner that resembles a noose. We want the community to know that we are working with the FBI as we move forward with this investigation."

Channel 11 spoke with Jamelia Morgan, the woman who found the noose outside her home.

She's a civil rights attorney who just moved there five months ago.

She found the noose on a tree just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

It was a black USB cord wrapped like a noose. Channel 11 obtained the images of the noose, but our newsroom has chosen not to share them.

Pittsburgh police tell us they are investigating, along with the FBI.

Morgan tells Channel 11 she is using this as a point to talk about racism in Pittsburgh.

"We've learned since this happened that these are not isolated incidents. This has happened before to other people, and we have the privilege of having this platform and we're going to use this as a launching point to talk about racism here in Pittsburgh," Morgan said.

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Currentsitguy Oct 2017 OP
JaimeBondoJr Oct 2017 #1
bernt-toast Oct 2017 #2
rahtruelies Oct 2017 #3
Nostrings Oct 2017 #4
oflguy Oct 2017 #5
Currentsitguy Oct 2017 #6
Lira Oct 2017 #7
LaughingGull Oct 2017 #8
HerasHeaddress Oct 2017 #9
TendiesForBreakfast Oct 2017 #10
Deplorable Oct 2017 #11

Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:07 PM

1. This is Fake Noose!

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Response to JaimeBondoJr (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:09 PM

2. Racist Shoelaces!

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:12 PM

3. ******************************HOAX ALERT*********************************

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:38 PM

4. "chosen not to share them"

Give me a break.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:44 PM

5. "she is using this as a point to talk about racism in Pittsburgh."

Could she have placed it there herself to drum up business?

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Response to oflguy (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:46 PM

6. Would it be safe to say

this USB cord is racially "charged"?

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 12:46 PM

7. Taking the opportunity

that she created. This should be made a crime, with mandatory jail time...and loss of professional license.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 01:23 PM

8. They have an image, but chose not to show it...

I'm sure its not because the image would show that it most definitely was not a noose, or that even a USB cord shaped like noose just doesn't carry a lot of threat.

If someone wanted to make a racist statement by hanging a noose on a tree, surely they would use something other than a USB cord.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 05:11 PM

9. Another shoe lace?

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 05:29 PM

10. This totally, legitimately happened.

For absolute realsies.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Thu Oct 26, 2017, 07:31 PM

11. hmmm... a civil rights attorney...... hahahahahahah

fakest of the fake news!!!

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