UPDATE: Stolen parrot returned, arrests made

December 20, 2008 8:46:14 PM PST
A stolen parrot is returned and one thief is arrested. 23-year-old Vito Silvero of Mercer County was arrested Saturday night and charged with shoplifting.

44-year-old Michael Brancolino of Trenton is still being sought.

Police say the African Senegal parrot was taken Saturday around 1:00 p.m. by Silvero and Brancolino from Todd Marcus Birds Exotic and the theft was recorded by store cameras.

Police say that Silvero returned the bird today then surrendered.

The men are suspected of shoplifting at a liquor store, as well.

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