An 18-year-old mother was walking with her 2-year-old son, when the suspect walked up to the child, snatched the device out of his hands and fled, police said. The child was not injured.
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.
Firefighters were called to the Tremont station in the Bronx around noon Thursday.
One of the suspects then told the victim to empty his pockets. The victim complied and the suspect took the teen’s cell phone and fled.
Police have stepped up their presence, and a teenager has made a court appearance for attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a 5-year-old girl in the Bronx.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in a shooting that wounded a 5-year-old girl in the Bronx.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in tracking down a man who has been threatening people in the Bronx with a hypodermic needle and stealing their property.
Authorities said the suspect has struggled with and assaulted female seniors ranging from 65-81 years old in Tremont and Norwood.
Police found 17-year-old Damien Martinez in the Tremont section of the Bronx with a stab wound to the chest.
Police said the father accused in a fatal Bronx fire and stabbing died Wednesday night after succumbing to his injuries at Westchester Medical Center.
A violent early morning crash in the Bronx left six police officers hurt. The officers were in the middle of a pursuit in the Tremont section of the borough just before 6 a.m. Saturday when the accident occurred.