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Arts and Entertainment Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2015 7 years ago

'Unconditional Surrender' statue gets April fooled

by: Nick Friedman Managing Editor of Arts and Culture

When it comes to April Fools' Day pranks, it appears nobody is safe — not even the "Unconditional Surrender" statue on the Sarasota bayfront.

According to the Sarasota Police Department, SPD personnel and city employees found the statue in a bit of a sticky situation this morning.

An artistically inclined prankster decided to take some artistic license with the statue, adding a plaster wad of pink chewing gum under the woman's heel.

Police say since the prank caused no damage, it's being considered criminal mischief, not vandalism.

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