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The suspects were captured on video inside the building Saturday, where they were able to access a computer and play the pornographic video on the billboard Auburn Hills police

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Auburn Hills — Some motorists on Interstate 75 Saturday night got smut in traffic when two suspects hacked an electronic billboard to display pornographic video.

The two broke into a small building that houses the computer that controls the billboard and played porn on it for about 20 minutes, police said. 

A video obtained by Auburn Hills police appears to show the suspects forcing entry into the building, which is also secured by a 6-foot fence, at 10:49 p.m. The pair were inside the building for approximately 15 minutes.

The suspects, whom police said appeared to be young males, were seen inside the building, where they were able to access a computer and play the video on the billboard.

Both were wearing hoodies and glasses, Auburn Hills police said. It is unknown what color clothing the suspects were wearing.

The suspects now face potential burglary charges, a felony offense, Auburn Hills police said. 

In addition, they face a 90-day stint in jail or a $500 fine (or both) for violating the city's ordinance that prohibits promoting and disseminating pornography to minors.

The billboard, on the east side of I-75 south of M-59, is owned by Triple Communications, a subsidiary of Triple Investment Group. The group owns the Pontiac Silverdome property, police said, and the company was cooperative.

After receiving numerous calls about the video, officers at the location saw the footage, officials said.

Police contacted the company that operates the electronic billboard and its workers were able to turn off the video.

Auburn Hills police continue to investigate and ask anyone who saw the video to call them at (248) 364-9460.

Triple Investment Group did not immediately respond to a phone call from The Detroit News requesting comment.

cramirez@detroitnews.com

Twitter: @CharlesERamirez

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