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Tortoise stolen from Lakewood pet store

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Posted at 4:44 PM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 16:44:56-05

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — A Lakewood pet store is asking for the public's help locating the man who stole a tortoise.

According to Pet's General Store, the theft happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday night.

The store said a man stole a red-footed tortoise.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 216-521-6773.

This is the second tortoise theft to happen from a local pet store in less than a month.

Last month, a baby red foot tortoise was stolen from the Best in Pets store in Elyria.

He was eventually returned.