Two men have been arrested after deputies say they broke into an Anderson County home and stole a bird at gunpoint.
Christopher Hembree and Stephen Rochester have been arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, first degree Burglary, and Simple Larceny.
Stolen South African Macaw Parrot “Lewis” (From: Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Office)
According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a home on Austin Drive regarding an armed robbery on February 24.
Victims told investigators that two men entered the home with a handgun, stole a South African Macaw Parrot named “Lewis,” valued at $1,500.
Investigators say they were able to track the suspects to a home on American Airline Road where they recovered the parrot and arrested Hembree and Rochester.
Rochester is being held in the Anderson County Detention Center on $22,000 bond. Hembree is being held in the Anderson County Detention Center without bond.