$1,100 Bird Stolen from Animal City in Murfreesboro Recovered in Smyrna

May 20, 2021 at 12:26 pm by WGNS


An $1,100 bird that was stolen from a Murfreesboro animal store has been safely recovered.

The Indian Ringneck Parakeet was lifted from Animal City on NW Broad Street earlier this week on Tuesday, May 18th. Police say a man and a woman entered the “Employee Only” area of the store, concealed the bird in one of their pockets and then fled Animal City.

Shortly after the story hit the news, a crime tip was sent to Murfreesboro Police. That tip led detectives to a home in Smyrna, where the bird was located and recovered.

Amanda Kivinemi at Animal City stated...



Warrants have been obtained for the duo accused of stealing the feathery friend.

Previous News Story HERE.

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