Police hunt for stolen pigeon worth R2m

2014-12-23 15:32

Police in Germany are looking for a missing pigeon, and any finder could be in line for a €10 000 (about R142 000) reward.

Düsseldorf police said today that the six-year-old male homing pigeon, named AS 969, was stolen on Saturday night from a locked aviary in the city’s suburbs.

They say the light grey bird is valued by its owner at €150 000 (about R2.1 million) and police suspect the thief or thieves were “connoisseurs” as it was the most valuable in an aviary full of other homing pigeons.

The owner offered the reward for the bird’s recovery.

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