The Cheyenne Police Department is looking for a man who looks surprisingly similar to Grimace, the popular McDonald’s character from the 70s and 80s, for committing a string of burglaries in the Cheyenne area.
Our friends at KGAB radio report that
Grimace the individual is suspected of burglarizing Starbucks, Panera Bread, and Chipotle back in early November.
Whether this individual actually looks like Grimace is unknown because he is — per the Wyoming Health Department — wearing a mask.
The alleged perpetrator’s body, however, is a perfect match for that of Grimace.
It is unlikely that if arrested he would receive a reduced charge because he’s following the mask mandate but authorities can cross that bridge if and when they come to it.
If there is any good news to report, it’s that the individual could have lucrative employment possibilities if he decides to forego a life of crime.
There have been persistent rumors that McDonald’s might be bringing back the Grimace character. He was officially retired — along with the Hamburglar — back in 2003.
The Hamburglar was reintroduced in 2015 and, according to media reports, was a complete disaster.
Perhaps, if Grimace is brought back, our Cheyenne burglar is the likely replacement as he wouldn’t have to go to the gym or anything. He’s perfect.
Also, the Wyoming Department of Health could use his image, perhaps, as an example of mask-wearing. He could contract with the State of Wyoming and start a whole new life.
In the meantime, if you know who this Grimace-like individual is, contact Crime Stoppers at 307.638.TIPS.