Hollywood, CA: Iconic Hollywood Sign changed to read “Hollyweed” overnight.

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Hollywood, CA: Iconic Hollywood Sign changed to read “Hollyweed” overnight.

People waking up in Hollywood, California were surprised to find the iconic Hollywood Sign changed to read “Hollyweed” on Sunday, January 1st, 2017.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, at around 12:00am PT New Year’s Day, security cameras captured a lone man climbing the fence that guards the sign.

The lone man placed 2 tarps over the “O’s” in Hollywood transforming the sign to read “Hollyweed.”

Afterwards, the lone man climbed back over the fence and fled.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the incident is being investigated as misdemeanor trespassing and plan to review footage in order to identify those responsible.

** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4. **

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