Early Bird is the 180th episode of The Bill
Taffy and Claire find an old lady on the street with a bird cage and a suitcase. She has run away from a home and later dies in the canteen. Tosh and Jim stop and search a cat burglar who uses his socks to avoid leaving fingerprints. Dashwood and Viv try to catch, unsuccessfully, 2 pickpockets until Sgt. Peters gives them a hint.