Geez Louise – Where Could She Be?

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Filed under: Practical Jokes and Mischief, Publicity Stunts

Community downcast after dummy disappears
posted by Jeffrey Wolf, Web Producer
written by Adam Schrager, Political Reporter
August 14, 2007

070814055314_08-14-07-missing-dummy-200.jpgDenver – Police are looking for a 5 feet 10 inch tall, size eight, natural bald named Louise who was grabbed and thrown into the back of a van on Saturday afternoon. She had no chance to fight back.

Her fellow mannequin, named Thelma, now sits in mourning outside the East Colfax Avenue coffee shop where she was stolen and neighbors have placed teddy bears and flowers next to a pink chalk outline where she used to stand…

Since March when the coffee house opened, Louise stood outside, wearing a different outfit, different wig and different shoes donated by residents living in its somewhat different East Colfax Avenue neighborhood. Gundlach says the business she and her sometimes “creative” outfits brought in was significant. Read the rest of the article here.