Report: Wally the Green Monster Stolen From Fenway
Police scanner reports indicate a man took the mascot costume from the stadium sometime before 3 p.m. Friday.
Wally the Green Monster may have been kidnapped from Fenway Park.
Or, at least, a man has apparently stolen the mascot costume from the stadium. Public Safety Twitter user AlertNewEngland first reported the theft.
According to the scanner transmission, both Boston and Transit police are searching for the mascot costume. Witnesses report the suspect was last seen absconding down Ipswich Street with the Wally costume about 20 minutes ago.
In a call this afternoon, Boston police declined to identify what was stolen, but said they were investigating a larceny in progress at 4 Yawkey Way. The spokesperson said they may provide more details later Friday afternoon.
This is a developing story. Public Safety radio transmissions are not confirmation of information.