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LSU Health Sciences Center spokesperson Leslie Capo said police removed what turned out to be two-by-fours wrapped with lights.
The incident is being treated as a break-in, Capo said.
As of Tuesday morning, the photos have been shared nearly 11,000 times by other Facebook users.
Charity Hospital has been shuttered since Hurricane Katrina and has since been replaced by the $1.1 billion University Medical Center.
A mix of retail and medical space are part of five groups’ ideas to redevelop old Charity.