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Appeal for missing macaw after burglary in Essex

Baloo the macaw went missing following a burglary in Harlow, Essex. Credit: Essex Police

Police have released CCTV images of two men following a burglary in Harlow which say a pet macaw go missing.

The blue and gold macaw called Baloo went missing on Saturday 22 December from an address in Harberts Road between 7.30am and 6.30pm.

Essex police say they are also investigating an attempted break-in in Foldcroft at around 2.50pm and 3.20pm and are treating them as linked.

Detectives believe the men drove off in a black Mercedes C280.

CCTV images of two men police want to trace in connection with a burglary. Credit: Essex Police

“We are still trying to establish whether he was stolen or flew out after suspects left his cage door open.

"Baloo was a much loved family pet and his owners are devastated. “We would like to locate these men and talk to them about both incidents."

– PC Paul Turner, Harlow CID