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Florida cat burglar turns out to be literal cat

Posted: 12:07 PM, Sep 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-03 16:27:47-04
Florida cat burglar turns out to be literal cat

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Florida deputies say they have a cat burglar in custody. Literally, a cat.

The burglar, named Bones, was found after Collier County Sheriff's deputies were called to a suspicious incident that was possibly a burglary in progress.

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When they arrived they found Bones, a small black and white cat. They say he was "quickly detained."

Bones was turned over Collier County Domestic Animal Services for safekeeping and fur-ther questioning.

There, it was discovered he was micro-chipped. Animal shelter employees are contacting his owner.

This story was originally published by Emily McCain on WFTS.