Only In Florida: 3 Men Charged In Theft Of Giant Purple Chicken Statue

Damn kids! Three hooligans in Jacksonville, Florida are accused of nabbing a 9-foot, 600-pound chicken statue.

According to The Florida Times, Two teens and a 21-year-old reportedly hooked the chicken to a Chevy truck and dragged it a mile down a road. Police say one of the theives mounted and rode the bird too.

Prank or no prank, the little buggers are in deep chicken sh**. One of the dudes has been slapped with grand theft and violating his probation. The other two also face grand theft charges.

Authorities recovered the $2,300 chicken, but the big bird suffered a lacerated leg, a cracked claw and scarred side, reports the Times.


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