RNC seeks man who hid chicken in his pants, then ‘flew the coop’

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Po­lice are hunt­ing for a man they say put a stolen chicken down his pants.

The Royal New­found­land Con­stab­u­lary says the man took the chicken from a Sobeys gro­cery store in St. John’s and then as­saulted a se­cu­rity guard who con­fronted him.

The po­lice say in a Face­book post he “flew the coop” be­fore of­fi­cers ar­rived on July 7.

They say they tried to iden­tify the man with­out go­ing to so­cial me­dia, but are now re­leas­ing a photo.

The photo shows a man in a blue T-shirt and jeans, with tat­toos on both arms and sun­glasses propped on his fore­head.

They ask res­i­dents who may know him to call po­lice or Crime Stop­pers.

“We prom­ise we aren’t mak­ing it up,” the RNC says on Face­book.

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