Police Looking for Suspects in Theft of Rare Bird in Dieppe [UPDATE]
New Brunswick RCMP are asking for the public's help in identifying two men suspected of stealing a rare parakeet from a pet store in Dieppe.
Police say two men entered the PetCulture pet store on Paul Street in Dieppe on Thursday, March 27 at around 7 p.m. The two spent several minutes in the store. After they left, employees realized a Sun Conure (Sun Parakeet), worth over $1,000, was missing.
The first suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his late 40's to early 50's with a pale complexion. He is around 5'9' with a slim build, has long, dark hair and was wearing a dark coat.
RCMP say the second suspect is a man in his 30's, possibly aboriginal. He has brown eyes and brown hair shaved on the sides. He is around 5'9' with a medium build and he was clean shaven. He was wearing a dark coat with white stripes on the arms and designs on the chest.
[UPDATE: April 7] Codiac RCMP have recovered the stolen Sun Conure. No arrests have been made in the theft, however.
Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400. Information can also be provided anonymously through NB Crime Stoppers or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).