Why can't I type in a name into the Item Belongs To field on the Item Entry screen?

Why can't I type in a name into the Item Belongs To field on the Item Entry screen?

When you are entering an Item into the system, there is a field on the Item Entry screen called 'Item Belongs To'.

At first it looks like you could just type a name, but this is not how this field works (and your typed value won't be saved). The fields will ONLY allow a Person within the case to be used in this area.

When you properly insert a person into the case you will see these people as options when you click on the field.

This is what a properly inserted Person would look like.
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