THE third monkey that was allegedly stolen from a wildlife park in Helensburgh at the weekend has been located safe and well in Tahmoor last night.
About 8.30pm on Monday, police were called to a vet on York Street following reports that a monkey had been left in a box on the front doorstep.
On arrival officers found the Pygmy Marmoset monkey alive and well.
Arrangements have been made to return the monkey to the wildlife park tonight.
Wollongong detectives will continue with their investigations into the theft of the monkeys.
Two men, aged 23 and 26, appeared in Campbelltown Local Court today on charges relating to the theft of three monkeys from the wildlife park on Saturday November 26.
One of the monkeys was found about 3pm on Sunday in a vehicle on Appin Road while the second monkey was discovered in the Campbelltown area.