Parrot stolen from Las Vegas printing store, search continues for suspect

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The house owners of an area business reached out to eight News Now for assist, after they stated their double yellow-headed Amazon parrot had been stolen.

On Wednesday, Brenda Fischbach stated her parrot Sam has been a part of her household for 42 years.

Fischbach stated that Sam the parrot was taken on Wednesday from her retailer, American Printing on Fremont Street close to Maryland Parkway.

“He’s been down here for 15 years and nobody has ever bothered him so we don’t know why someone would take him, but we need him home,” she stated.

Video surveillance exhibits the theft going down on the business, in line with Fischbach.

A person is seen on digital camera breaking into the business, wandering round, and finally making his method to Sam’s cage.

“We have three garage overhead doors and one of them has a lock on the outside, and they broke that and got in through the back, then set off the alarm,” she stated.

Fischbach’s brother-in-law, Ron Johnson stated he has watched the safety footage numerous occasions.

“This guy who came in must have a lot of bites on his arms and his hands because Sam did not go peacefully, he fought, so it’s a good thing,” Johnson stated. “He had to search, but he bypassed a lot of expensive things to get the bird.”

Brenda and Ron stated with the variety of those who are available and see Sam regularly, they imagine they have been focused as birds of Sam’s type might be value lots of money.

They additionally imagine the suspect needed to be somebody, who knew that Sam spent his nights on the print store.

“We want him to be safe and he needs to be taken care of, and we’ve had him so long, he’s 42 years old,” Fischbach stated.

Brenda and her household are providing a reward for anybody who can deliver Sam house alive, because the fowl must be medicated each day for his joints and is at present within the closing phases of his life.

Las Vegas Metro police are at present investigating the incident.

According to the Southwest Exotic Avian Rescue, double yellow-headed Amazon parrots typically value $4,000 to $5,000.

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