More than 100 people protest Wheaton landlord over 'back to Vietnam' sign

  • More than 100 protesters wrapped themselves around the building at 101 W. Front Street to support diversity in Wheaton.

      More than 100 protesters wrapped themselves around the building at 101 W. Front Street to support diversity in Wheaton. Photos By Justin Kmitch | Staff Photographer

  • More than 100 protesters wrapped themselves around the building at 101 W. Front Street to support diversity in Wheaton.

      More than 100 protesters wrapped themselves around the building at 101 W. Front Street to support diversity in Wheaton. By Justin Kmitch | Staff Photographer

  • Robert Sandberg talks with customers Saturday inside his store at the corner of Main and Front streets in Wheaton.

      Robert Sandberg talks with customers Saturday inside his store at the corner of Main and Front streets in Wheaton. Justin Kmitch | Staff Photographer

  • Sign in window of former Luong-Loi restaurant in downtown Wheaton. The restaurant moved to another location across the street.

      Sign in window of former Luong-Loi restaurant in downtown Wheaton. The restaurant moved to another location across the street. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 9/23/2017 10:26 PM

The normally bustling corner of Front and Main streets in Downtown Wheaton was even busier Saturday afternoon as more than 100 sign-waving protestors gathered to protest a local landlord. The group's members, led by long-time Wheaton resident Jessica Prewitt, were speaking out against local businessman Robert Sandberg.

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