Brewers' missing racing sausage costume returned in Wis. bar
- Associated Press
- February 28, 2013 - 8:44 AM
CEDARBURG, Wis. - The case of the missing sausage is closed.
The Journal Sentinel in Milwaukee is reporting the 7-foot Italian sausage costume, usually seen racing around Miller Park during Brewers games, has been found after going missing for nearly two weeks.
Guido, the sausage with the chef's hat and bow tie, was dropped off at a bar in Cedarburg Wednesday night, hours after the missing costume became national news.
Jen Mohney, a bartender at TJ Ryan's, tells the Journal Sentinel ( http://bit.ly/13nWgM4) two men — one wearing a hoodie pulled over his face — lugged the costume into the bar, dropped it onto a stool and told her "You did not see anything."
She says they left quickly, and she called police.
The costume — with someone in it — was last seen bar hopping in the area Feb. 16 for a fundraiser at local bars.
Police were searching for the missing costume, questioning bar patrons where it was last spotted.
The costume is owned by Milwaukee-based sausage company Klement's. The Racing Sausages, including the Bratwurst, the Polish Sausage, the Hot Dog and the Chorizo, are a popular sight running bases at Brewers home games. The costumes are available for rent.
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