Missing tortoise returned safe and well

Police investigating the theft of a tortoise say he has been returned safe and well.

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 2:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 2:58 pm
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Fergie was taken from Blackberry Farm in Whitesmith, near Uckfield, shortly before 5pm on Saturday (September 2).

Following an appeal by officers, the two-year-old Hermann’s tortoise was returned at 11am this morning (Tuesday, September 11).

Staff at the farm said he had been reunited with his companion Dexter – and they wanted to thank the public for their help and support.

Fergie and Dexter were donated to the farm by a visitor and both are microchipped.

Police enquiries are ongoing.

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