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  • Costume thief is so far unidentified

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  • Authorities are asking for help identifying a man who is charged with stealing a chicken-like costume before being apprehended at a nearby bar in Kansas City Friday.
    The defendant, who is being referred to as John Doe 87 because his identity remains unknown, faces charges of second-degree burglary and and theft, both Class C felonies, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.
    According to court records, police responding to a burglary call at 2020 Grand Ave., in Kansas City saw the defendant running south from the location in a yellow cape.
    Officers found a broken front glass window at a downtown costume shop, a brick laying on the ground and clothes and materials strewn across a display case.
    A witness sitting outside at The Cashew bar nearby said she saw the man break the glass and enter the business. She told police she saw him running south from the costume shop wearing the yellow cape and a hat made of feathers and she said he appeared to be intoxicated.
    Officers found the suspect, in costume, sitting at the bar at another nearby bar. After a short scuffle with police, he was taken into custody. He refused to provide his name and had no identification.
    He is described as a white male in his mid-20s, 5 feet, 9 inches tall with brown hair and hazel-colored eyes. Anyone with information on the defendant is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department at 816-234-5000.

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