Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Percy the Parrot Pinched from Perch

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Percy the Parrot Pinched from Perch

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A CHERISHED family parrot has been stolen by thieves from a garden centre in Ashton.

The rare African grey parrot, known as Percy, was taken from the Dunns Garden and Pet Centre, in Whitelands.

The thieves forced their way through a wooden wall before swiping Percy, who was being looked after for a family while they were away on holiday.

Officers have now released images of the bird and are appealing for the public's help to trace him.

Police Constable Colin Douglass, of Greater Manchester Police's Tameside borough, said: "This family have gone away on holiday only to return home to find their beloved pet taken from where it was being looked after.

"These men have taken nothing else from inside other than Percy, and his family are understandably very upset that he has been stolen. …

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