100-year-old tortoise stolen from NYC animal shelter
Jul. 18, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are searching for the person who stole a 100-year-old tortoise from an animal shelter.
The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2tAHfWH ) police were called to the Alley Pond Environmental Center in Queens on Monday after staffers discovered the reptile was gone and its enclosure had been broken.
Police confirmed there was a forced entry. Investigators are searching for surveillance video footage.
Alley Pond is a nonprofit educational organization that advocates for sustainable environmental policies and practices.
Information from: Daily News, http://www.nydailynews.com