Sacto 9-1-1
October 10, 2011
$1,000 reward offered for return of mascot costume

It's costume season, and someone in Sacramento treated themselves to an early trick: stealing the "Quackals" mascot costume for the Quick Quack Car Wash franchise.

The "duck suit" was taken from the mascot performer's white minivan, which was broken into at around 6 p.m. Saturday near Front and O streets, according to city police.

The car wash company, which has six locations in the area, is offering anyone with new quackals.jpginformation leading to the return of the costume a $1,000 reward.

"This is a sad day for us. It's hard to believe that someone would steal our beloved duck. We are assuming that it was just a prank by someone desperate for a Halloween costume," said Quick Quack President Jason Johnson. "We have no desire to press charges if we can just get him back."

Quick Quack is asking anyone with information regarding "Quackals" to contact the company at 916-971-3274,, or any Quick Quack location.

--Whitney Mountain

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