A Miami Beach schoolboy caused a stir when he showed up for his school's Halloween parade dressed up as Adolf Hitler, The Miami Herald reported Saturday.

"Wildly inappropriate," said lawyer David Edelstein, who reportedly alerted the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) after seeing the youngster wearing a uniform, swastika patches, a moustache and a name tag that said "A. Hitler."

The ADL's southern area director, Art Teitelbaum, told the daily it was "grossly insensitive on the part of any adult who was involved in selecting this costume for an innocent child