This story was updated on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:06 p.m. with additional information.
The Chattanooga Lookouts announced on Wednesday morning that Looie had been located and returned.
According to the Chattanooga Police Department, the Chattanooga Lookout mascot's costume was found by a Chattanooga Aquarium employee early Wednesday morning.
Looie was located near the Power Alley side of the AT&T Field stadium, but the missing merchandise and equipment have yet to be recovered. Officials are checking cameras in the area and ask that anyone with information on the suspect(s) call 423-689-2525.
Chattanooga police are asking the public to be on the lookout for Looie, the Chattanooga Lookouts' mascot, after the costume was stolen.
The costume, along with hundreds of dollars of merchandise and equipment, was allegedly stolen from an office at AT&T Field on Tuesday, March 30, according to Facebook and Twitter posts by the Chattanooga Police Department.
The team's season starts on May 4 and the Chattanooga Police Department "and many other Lookouts fans would love to have Looie back on the field entertaining us by then."
Officials ask anyone with more information on the whereabouts of the costume or any suspects to call 423-698-2525. Callers can remain anonymous.
— Compiled by Tierra Hayes