‘There’s a lemur!’ 5-year-old helps crack SF Zoo theft case


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say they arrested a man suspected in the abduction of a ring-tailed lemur from the city’s zoo, where officials rewarded a 5-year-old boy who helped recapture the endangered primate with a lifetime membership.

Police said Friday that a 30-year-old man was taken into custody in connection with the theft and will face charges in San Francisco.

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Zoo officials thanked authorities and the young boy who initially spotted the lemur wandering around the grounds of his preschool and alerted school officials, who called authorities.