4/13/2015 UPDATE: The giant metal rooster has been recovered! Police found the 300 pound bird in Oglethorpe County. Store owner Bonnie Harris said she's excited to have the mascot back at home and in one piece!
ATHENS, GA (WXIA) – There is something visibly missing from a vintage shop in Athens – a ten-foot tall metal rooster.
Out front, Lexington Road is a busy Athens block. Out back, one business is facing a question that has perhaps never been uttered:
"How do you steal a ten-foot rooster?"
Lexington Vintage is the kind of place where a ten-foot metallic rooster wouldn't seem out of place.