Update 12 p.m. Wednesday
The owner of this peacock saw the story and the bird is now back in a pen at its Ponus Ridge home, according to Officer Allyson Halm of the New Canaan Police Department’s Animal Control section. The resident has four peacocks in all, she said. Original story
Police are urging the owner of a peacock spotted Monday afternoon wandering around a residential neighborhood in New Canaan to contact Animal Control officials about the exotic bird. The peacock was seen on Wahackme Road between Ponus Ridge and Myanos Road, according to Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. The animal eluded capture, he said.