Wally the Green Monster, the semi-beloved mascot of the Boston Red Sox, has gone AWOL. The theft was reported to BPD at 2:22 pm, and the suspect is believed to STILL BE WEARING THE COSTUME SOMEWHERE AROUND BOSTON RIGHT NOW.

Please call the Boston Police Department tip line at 800-494-TIPS if you have any info as to Wally's whereabouts.

UPDATE: Wally has been found:

BPD: "an employee took the costume and neglected to inform the proper supervisor. There is no one under arrest and #Wally is safe"

As you were.

Costume for Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster stolen from Fenway [Boston.com]