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Fowl play suspected after turkey breaks into Elk Grove home, sets off burglary alarm

Turkey breaks into second-floor window, sets off burglary alarm

The Elk Grove Police Department discovered a turkey had broken through a house's second-floor window and set off a burglary alarm on Jan. 31, 2019.
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The Elk Grove Police Department discovered a turkey had broken through a house's second-floor window and set off a burglary alarm on Jan. 31, 2019.

The Elk Grove Police Department responded to a residential burglar alarm Thursday to find a feathered felon had broken in.

Responding officers found a second-floor window shattered in an Elk Grove house. Upon entry, they discovered a turkey.

On Facebook, the police department said it was “something we don’t see every day or even in a career.”

“Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect but he would only respond with fowl language,” the police department said.

The turkey suffered minor injuries and was transported to a wildlife rehabilitation center for recovery, according to the police department.

No arrests were made.

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