ISIS-themed Halloween display in Butler taken down by owner

A Butler man is taking flak for a Halloween display some find offensive.

A Butler man is taking flak for a Halloween display some find offensive. (10/13/15)

BUTLER - The homeowner of an ISIS-themed Halloween display in Butler says he had to take the display down after receiving threats.

The homeowner, who only wished to be referred to as "Matt", tells News 12 New Jersey that the controversial display in his front yard was vandalized, and there have been numerous threats made against him.

The display featured a tortured ISIS prisoner, a soldier hanging from a tree and dummy wearing a mask of President Barack Obama wielding a machete.

"Matt" says he has filed a police report about the threats.

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