- Associated Press - Friday, December 8, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police are searching for a suspect who they say stole an exotic bird from a Brooklyn pet store.

Police say the theft happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. Police say a man walked into Petland, broke into a bird cage and stuffed a blue Quaker bird into his pocket.

Authorities say the bird is worth about $500.

Police have released surveillance images of the suspect. An investigation continues.

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