Wally the Green Monster has been stolen from Fenway Park.
Boston.com reported via Twitter just after 3 p.m. on Friday that the mascot had been stolen and officers were searching the area.
UPDATE: Wally has been found, according to both the Boston Police Department and the Red Sox.
Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe tweeted that the team has an additional Wally costume.
BREAKING NEWS: Wally the Green Monster has been stolen from Fenway. Officers are searching for the mascot now. Details to come.
— Boston Globe Red Sox (@GlobeSox) July 27, 2012
Missing: Wally the Green Monster, If seen please call Boston Police
— Boston Police Dept. (@Boston_Police) July 27, 2012
Now being told, and really, this is no joke, that there is a backup Wally costume. Thank goodness
— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) July 27, 2012