Waterbury police were responding to a report of a fight on Orange Street Tuesday night when they saw a shirtless man, identified as 32-year-old Luis Santana, running away and holding a white parrot.
The police released photos showing the happy family reunited with Cuca. Darryyl Walker, 53, confessed to stealing the bird, police said.
According to police, Darryyl Walker, 53, confessed to stealing a parrot from a woman on July 29. He was arrested a day after the incident, but the bird remains on the lam.
The 25-year-old green and yellow Amazon parrot named Captain flew off the shoulder of his owner, Allen Kirson, as the two biked along Ocean Parkway in Kensington on Friday.