(Gloucester, Mass.) - Officials say that the beaked-bandit swooped down and took a man's wallet from the top of a pizza box Friday night in Gloucester.

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The incident occurred around 9 pm on the Gloucester waterfront. The bird stole the wallet and carried it to it's nest on a nearby rooftop.

Two men were nearby stringing lights for a block party and used their bucket truck to distract the seagull and retrieve the wallet.

The seagull was not arrested.


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