Florida woman calls police after she hears someone screaming for help; it was a parrot

‘We all had a good laugh’

Florida woman calls police after she hears someone screaming for help; it was a parrot
The parrot was screaming, “Help, help, let me out!” (Source: Carlos Giusti)

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. (Gray News) – Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies rushed to a home after a neighbor reported someone calling for help.

What they discovered instead was a man and his parrot.

"I was changing the brakes on my wife’s car and had my 40-year-old parrot, Rambo, on his outside perch where he sings and talks,” the bird’s owner said in a quote on the sheriff department’s Facebook page.

“Sometime later four police officers showed up saying a neighbor called because she heard a woman screaming for help. I promptly introduced the officers to Rambo and we all had a good laugh.”

Our Deputies in Lake Worth Beach came to the help of someone screaming for help. Hilarity ensued. "I was changing the...

Posted by PBSO - Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, January 4, 2020

A video posted to YouTube shows the deputies paying a visit and meeting the chatty bird, who sometimes yells, “Help, help, let me out!”

The owner said he taught Rambo to say that when he was a kid and the parrot lived in a cage.

“Afterward, I also introduced Rambo to the neighbor who called in the screaming,” the owner said. “She too had a good laugh.”

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