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A hapless burglar fled empty-handed when he broke into a vet's surgery and was given the bird - by a talking parrot.

Police in Bad Kissingen, Germany, say CCTV footage of the confrontation shows nine-year-old parrot Wilma shouting loudly at the crook - who fled empty handed.

"She was shouting and flapping her wings. He was clearly terrified. We think he was there trying to get his hands on drugs," said a police spokesman.

Vet Heiko Grappendorf said: "We are proud of Wilma and we've given her some gummy bears as a reward."

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