Duck left behind in Birmingham shop by thieves

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image source, West Midlands Police
image captionThe duck is now in the care of the RSPCA.

Thieves left behind an unusual piece of evidence after stealing from a Birmingham shop.

West Midlands Police's response unit said two men had taken a duck into a store on Lozells Road in the city on Saturday.

They were chased out after committing a theft, police said, but left their feathered friend behind.

In the social media post, the force said: "Policing is a strange thing at times."

The response unit said the bird had been taken into the care of the RSPCA.

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