6 Olympic protestors charged

September 30, 2009 7:36:18 PM PDT
Charges have been filed against six people arrested as they tried to interfere with workers putting up symbols of support for Chicago's Olympic bid.Crews were dressing up the Picasso statue at Daley Plaza with an Olympic laurel wreath and medal last night.

Police say the six suspects tried to burn the wreath. They are all in their 20s and are charged with mob action which is a felony.

The Picasso is the centerpiece for an Olympic rally set to begin Friday at 9 a.m.