Police search for birdnapper in Brooklyn

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Friday, December 8, 2017
Suspect caught on camera stealing parrot from pet store
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Surveillance video captured the theft from Petland in Williamsburg.

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police in Brooklyn are searching for a man who stole a parrot from a pet store.

It happened on Tuesday at Petland on Graham Avenue in Williamsburg.

The suspect broke into the exotic bird cage and stole a blue Quaker bird. He stuffed it right into his pocket!

He is described as a 25 to 35 years old and was last seen wearing a gray hoody, black jacket, and blue jeans.

The bird has an estimated value of $500.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).