SARASOTA, Fla. – Police in Florida wish to know who spray-painted “#MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing on the finish of World Struggle II.
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Sarasota police stated in a information launch that officers discovered the phrase painted in pink on the left leg of the lady within the “Unconditional Give up” statue in Sarasota early Tuesday. The paint coated the size of the nurse’s leg.
Police stated officers didn’t discover any spray paint bottles within the space. No different objects have been defaced.
The identification of the lady within the picture is Greta Zimmer Friedman, who was a dental assistant on the time. She stated in an interview in 2005 that the kiss came about when she was “grabbed by a sailor,” however she described the occasion as a jubilant act.
Authorities estimate the injury to the statue at greater than $1,000. They are saying the incident occurred someday Monday afternoon or night.
George Medonsa, the sailor who kissed dental assistant Greta Zimmer Friedman, died Sunday at 95.
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