Peterborough parrot reunited with family after burglary

An African Grey parrot has been reunited with his Peterborough family after he went missing following a burglary at their home earlier this month.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 1:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:00 am
Muto the parrot

Muto, who is seven, went missing following from the home in Field Walk Peterborough on Sunday, 2 December. Officers investigating a separate burglary on Tuesday (25 December) discovered him locked in a room at a house in the Wellington Street area.

After speaking with his owner and identifying unique features, he was returned to the family later that day.

The family said: “We are delighted to have Muto back, he’s a part of our family and we were devastated to lose him.

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“I’d like to thank the work of the officers involved for their work in finding, identifying and returning him.”

DS Mark Plitsch said: “I am extremely pleased that we were able to reunite Muto with his family and to do it on Christmas day makes it all the more special.”