Patriot Front. The concerned citizen that tipped off law enforcement said they “looked like a little army”.The group is suspected of planning to riot at an Idaho Pride event being held in the city on Saturday.

The men were seen getting into a U-Haul truck next to a hotel with riot gear, including masks and shields.The Pride event in the Coeur d’Alene City Park was called Pride in the Park and featured performances by drag queens, musicians and dancers.All 31 people were charged with the misdemeanor of conspiracy to riot, police said.

The FBI is also helping with the investigation to determine exactly what their intentions were.Patriot Front is a white supremacist group formed by disaffected members of another white supremacist group, Vanguard America, in September 2017, following the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to the Anti-Defamation League.The Texas-based group’s manifesto calls for a white ethnostate to be formed in the U.S, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which describes Patriot Front as a white nationalist group.The group’s manifesto states that: “The State was founded on liberal ideals, even from inception, but many acts of the people counteracted its original foundation and ensured a White American homeland for a time.