TEMECULA (CBSLA.com) — Police are trying to figure out who torched a bronze statue of former President Ronald Reagan at a Temecula park last week.

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City officials said the 1-year-old statue at Ronald Reagan Sports Park likely burned sometime Thursday night, as the damage was discovered the next day.

Perry Peters, who helps run the non-profit that raised the $100,000 needed to put in the statue and develop the park, said he was angry.

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“I felt that the people, the volunteers who built the park here without government funds, were insulted by this,” he said.

In 1983, Reagan praised Temecula in a speech before the U.S. Olympic Committee for raising the money to develop the park without help from taxpayers. That speech was written on a plaque behind the statue.

“This was a monument to them, as well as to President Reagan, who complimented them for using the can-do spirit,” said Peters.

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CBS2’s Tom Wait reported that no suspects have been identified and the park doesn’t have security cameras.