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UPDATE: Stolen parrot found, thief arrested

Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 4:55 PM EST
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LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - We have new word on the bird stolen out of a Lake City pet store.

Police arrested Michael Oatsvall Jr.

Officers say the 34-year-old stole a $4,000 white-bellied parrot from Pet Supermarket on Northwest Hutton Drive.

They say he cut through the cage and stole the bird. Then he saw all the social media posts about the stolen bird, so he took the bird back.

He’s charged with felony retail theft and criminal mischief.

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