A COCKATOO stolen from a Teesside pet shop is still missing.

Police arrested three men aged 33, 34 and 36 in connection with the alleged theft and they have all been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

Rosie the nine-year-old Australian cockatoo was stolen from Pet Mania, off Portrack Lane, at about 6.45pm on Sunday evening.

And concern is growing for the exotic white bird, which police said needs to be looked after by someone with knowledge and experience.

  • Anyone with information is being asked to contact DC Craig Douglas via the 101 number, quoting Event 184999, or can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111 or visit its website www.crimestoppers-uk.org