BALLWIN, Missouri (KMOV) -- Police got quite the surprise when they responded to a report of a break-in at a home in Ballwin on Thursday.
Police said a man arrived to his home in the 15900 block of Westerbum around 3:15 p.m. and found his kitchen window smashed in. He heard noises inside the house and quickly exited and called police.
Officers arrived on the scene and apprehended a 20-pound wild turkey found hiding in a basement workout room.
“Despite her ordeal, (the turkey) appeared uninjured except for the loss of a few feathers,” police said in a release.
The turkey was released on the scene.