FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Police in an Indianapolis suburb say they’ve found a giant tortoise named Alfred that escaped from its enclosure.
Fishers Police Sgt. Tom Weger tells WISH-TV that a homeowner called the police Friday when he saw the tortoise, thinking it probably needed to be rescued. Officials estimate the tortoise weighs at least 150 pounds.
Police posted a message about the tortoise on social media, and officials say Alfred’s owner came forward to claim him a few hours later.
FPD located a lost tortious in the Sunblest today. “Speedy” was relocated to Cool Creek Park Nature Preserve pic.twitter.com/AUk1wOzhsO
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