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Rufus the Hawk, a Wimbledon Fixture, Stolen

Published 07/02/12
By Sydney Lupkin, ABC News

The hawk that patrols the skies over Wimbledon tennis courts to scare away the pigeons that interfere with play has been stolen, United Kingdom Metropolitan police told ABCNews.com. Rufus, a 4-year-old Harris hawk, and his cage were stolen out of a car either Thursday night or Friday morning in Wimbledon, according to police spokeswoman Kate Campbell. The car was parked on a private driveway, and a back window was cracked open for air, she said.

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