Elk Grove police discovered an unlikely suspect when they were called about a tripped burglar alarm Thursday and discovered a shattered window on the top floor of a home.
Officers walked around the house, assessing the scene, and peered inside a sliding glass door. There they saw the perpetrator, lounging without a care, said Officer Jason Jimenez, a spokesman for the Elk Grove Police Department.
The cat burglar turned out to be a bird — specifically a turkey — which police say flew through the closed second-floor window and then made its way downstairs.
Jimenez said officers were unable to question the bird about the break-in.
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