Rare birds stolen after Featherstone allotment break-in
Thieves broke into a Featherstone allotment and stole rare birds.
Officers from the Normanton and Featherstone neighbourhood policing team (NPT) are appealing for witnesses to the theft which took place between Thursday, June 5 and Friday, June 6 on a plot at Green Lane Allotments.
Some of the birds stolen were a golden pheasant, a pair of red rumps similar to a parakeet and two pairs of Mandarin ducks.
A galah parrot and two karakikis were also stolen.
The thefts come after a galah cockatoo took a shine to Wakefield Golf Club last month.
Anyone with information of who was responsible for the theft, where the birds are now or if you have had these birds offered to you for sale then please contact PCSO Denison, of the Normanton and Featherstone NPT on 101 quoting crime reference 13140222425.
Or call Crimestoppers, anonymously on, 0800 555 111.