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Pop Of Weird: Citizen's Arrest Lands Bird Behind Bars

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09/03/2013 7:55 pm
Pop Of Weird: Citizen's Arrest Lands Bird Behind Bars

Ben Patton

Content Editor

Ok, there’s paranoid and then there’s just…well, this.

Recently in Egypt a “swan” was detained and examined by police over suspicion that it was a spy. Based on the image that was released of the bird “behind bars” it would appear it is actually a stork.

Stork or swan; I want to repeat the animal was behind bars.

According to reports, a man noticed the bird and became suspicious after he noticed a device on the animal; therefore the man conducted a “citizen’s arrest” and took the bird to the police station. After police investigated, it was established that the device was a wildlife tracker used by French scientists and was deemed harmless.

Thankfully for the swan…or rather the stork, it was released unharmed and free of any charges.

This follows a story earlier this year where a security guard filed a police report claiming he had captured a pigeon transporting a microfilm.


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