WASHINGTON (Circa) – Googly eye stickers were placed onto a Nathanael Greene statue in Savannah, Georgia.
The historic figure from the Revolutionary War was found with a new pair of eyes in the city's Johnson square.
Officials posted about the incident on a Facebook page.
Officials wrote, "Who did this?!" " Someone placed googly eyes on our historic #NathanaelGreene statue in #JohnsonSquare."
They also warned that this incident is not being handled lightly, it is a crime.
Officials said, "It may look funny but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it's a crime."
People on social media found the incident comical and commented underneath the City of Savannah Government Facebook post with sarcasm.
"The googly eye community is shocked," one person wrote.
"Maybe you could entertain the revolutionary idea of simply removing them? It's really not that difficult," another wrote.
Officials urged If the public has any information they should contact the Savannah Police Department.