University of Akron reports mascot Zippy costumes stolen

AKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron wants their mascot back.

On Thursday, a staffer from the Alumni Association’s event staff contacted university police to report that two Zippy the Mascot kangaroo costumes were missing.

Photo courtesy: Zippy the Roo via Instagram

The staffer noticed they were where they should have been and contacted all of the school’s student mascots. When none of them had the costumes, a report was made to the police.

Zippy costumes do not come cheap: their cost is $2,500 each.