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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2015) – So what exactly were they doing?

That’s the question many Indianapolis Colts fans wondered when Monday Night Football cameras spotted two people rappelling from the balcony at Bank of America Stadium during the driving rain at the Colts-Panthers game.

According to WSOC, Erica Madrid and John Nicholson unfurled a banner urging Bank of America to “dump Dominion.” A website address on the banner directed people to a site outlining opposition to Bank of America’s role in financing a liquefied natural gas export facility from Dominion Resources in Cove Point, Md. The bank has the naming rights for the Panthers’ stadium, and the pair from “We Are Cove Point” wanted to get the message out.

An official from the Carolina Panthers said four people were arrested in connection with the stunt. Police are investigating the incident.

Madrid and Nicholson were charged with second-degree trespassing and resisting an officer. Two others, David Baghdadi and Angela Vogel, face the same charges.

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