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Prankster changes Hollywood sign to 'Hollyweed' overnight

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LOS ANGELES -

The new year brought with it some changes to the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. A vandal changed the iconic sign to read Hollyweed.

NBC Los Angeles reports that around midnight, security cameras captured a lone man climbing the fence around the sign. By placing two tarps over the Os in Hollywood, the sign read "Hollyweed." Sgt. Juneau of the Los Angeles Police Department's Security Services Division says the man hopped back over the fence and ran way. He's being investigated for misdemeanor trespassing.

The prank comes after California voters passed Proposition 64 in November, which legalized recreational use of marijuana and hemp in the state.

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