Make-A-Wish Cop for the Day: #OfficerJalisha rescues St. Louis mascots, restores order in city
Make-a-wish and the Cardinals teamed up for a great day
Panic broke out in St. Louis on Thursday when the Cardinals beloved Fredbird was found missing:
City police were stuck and needed help finding Fredbird before the Cardinals' game against the Giants this weekend. So authorities reached out to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and recruited #OfficerJalisha:
Jalisha is currently battling end-stage renal disease and awaiting a kidney transplant, but her dream is to become a police officer. The 14-year-old did some quick training:
And was ready to go.
Reports quickly circled that the Rally Squirrel had taken Fredbird and two other city mascots hostage ... and he was holding a hot dog gun!
#OfficerJalisha rushed to the scene with a face any rodent (giant or not) would fear:
She freed the Blues, Rams and Cardinals mascots:
And apprehended the squirrel: