A Statue of Late American actress, model, and singer Marilyn Monroe that sat atop an artwork in Hollywood has been declared missing,
The work was meant to commemorate women in the film industry. authorities describes the theft as “Marilyn caper of 2019.”
The statue of Marilyn Monroe striking a pose in her flying skirt sat atop the installation also illustrates the legendary actress’s pose from “The Seven Year Itch,” on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Investigations into the matters revealed that a witness saw a man climb the Eiffel Tower-shaped structure late Sunday and use a saw to remove the statue.
The artwork located at the beginning of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, features large statues of Mae West, Dorothy Dandridge, Anna May Wong and Dolores Del Rio women from different cultures who influenced the film industry.
Police said investigators had recovered some prints at the scene but had yet to make any arrests.