20 rare tortoises stolen in Redhill
wenty rare tortoises, worth « thousands of pounds », have been stolen in Redhill.
Thieves broke into the tortoise enclosure at the back of the house overnight on 14-15 July.
They escaped with 17 Marginated and three spur-thighed breeding tortoises.
Some of the animals measured around 1.5ft in diameter so a vehicle would have been required to transport them away.
If you have any information about their whereabouts or if you’re offered a tortoise for sale in strange circumstances please call Surrey Police on 101.