PORTLAND -- The lone tree in Portland's smallest park vanished earlier this week, leaving a gaping hole, according to Portland Parks and Recreation.

The park is only two feet in diameter, made up of just a small patch of grass and the one tree.

Officials with Portland Parks and Recreation said it appeared that someone had yanked out the lone tree and took it. There was no word on any possible suspects in the case.

On Thursday, park officials made repairs. They planted a small Douglas Fir sapling, at a cost of just $3.25.

Here is what the park looks like now that it has a tree again:

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