The statue was formed after an emblematic photograph taken at Times Square in 1945, showing a woman dressed in white uniform embraced and kissed by a sailor to celebrate the end of the Second World War.
The woman identified as Greta Friedman at that time was 21 years old and she did not know the sailor who was identified as George Mendonsa.
On Tuesday morning, police found that someone had used a red spray paint and wrote the words" #MeToo "of the statue in Sarasota, Florida
Police believe vandalism has occurred somewhere on Monday afternoon or a night
"The estimated damage is estimated at more than 1,000 dollars because of the large area covered with graffiti and the resources needed to repair it," said a police statement. The police wants everyone who has information to call 941-954-7025