Police on hunt for suspected TV thief in ‘I’m Broke Baby’ T-shirt

This frame grab image from video provided by the Lee's Summit Police Department, in Lee's Summit, Mo., shows a man accused of stealing a TV while wearing a T-shirt with the phrase "I'm Broke Baby" on it. The Lee's Summit Police Department said on its Facebook post that he's suspected of stealing the large TV from a retailer. It doesn't say when the theft occurred. (Lee's Summit Police Department via AP)

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City are on the hunt for a man accused of stealing a TV while wearing a T-shirt with the phrase “I’m Broke Baby” on it.

The Lee’s Summit Police Department says on its Facebook page Monday that “yes, we realize his shirt is ironic!” A photo on the page shows the man wearing the black and white shirt, a matching ball cap and sunglasses. He’s clutching a cellphone and what appears to be a shopping cart handle.

The post says he’s suspected of stealing the large TV from a retailer. It doesn’t say when the theft occurred.

The post has been shared more than 300 times and generated comments including: “Get a job, baby!” and “Shirt says it all.”

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