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Man caught after stealing and wearing vest that was custom made for stuffed bear

By Mason White 9:50 AM March 24, 2016
The bear and Miguel Franca 

By: Feng Qian
A man was arrested after he was caught wearing a vest that belonged to a stuffed animal.

Police in Oregon, released a photo of the bear wearing the red vest that was custom made for it.

The life-size stuffed animal stands guard at the Montbell store in Portland. The vest is bright red and was made especially to fit the big stomach and thin neck.

Police found 35-year-old Miguel Franca, who was caught wearing the vest. Franca is 6 feet tall with a thin structure, according to police.

He was seen walking across the Ross Island Bridge just before 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, wearing the vest. Franca was taken to the Multnomah County Jail, and charged with theft.

Meanwhile, the bear is once again wearing the vest.