: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Thieves Steal 70 Year Old Pet Tortoise

Tortoise

7:40am 29th October 2013

There's an appeal out after a 70-year-old tortoise was stolen in Weymouth.

The female tortoise named Tucker, was taken from a greenhouse in Bowleaze Coveway 11 days ago (Friday 18th October).

She's micro chipped and said to be worth around £300.

PC Sally Ludlow, of Weymouth police, said: "The owners are devastated by the loss and urge anyone with any information to come forward.

"I have notified local vets and would also like to hear from anyone who may have been offered a tortoise for sale or may have seen one advertised in strange circumstances."

No arrests have been made.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For Sunday 26th March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference