Parrot thief caught on camera

September 29, 2011 2:56:37 PM PDT
A thief helped an expensive bird fly the coop and was caught on camera.

Surveillance video showed a man in a pet store in downstate Moline stealing a parrot.

While a family is seen browsing nearby, the man takes the blue parrot out of its cage and walks out of the store without paying.

The bird is valued at $500.