Help find missing tortoise

THE owner of a missing tortoise is putting out a desperate appeal for help after it went missing in Bradwell over the weekend. Jane Taylor, first noticed that Basil, who is elderly and has a misaligned jaw, had disappeared on Sunday after he dug his way out of the garden.

THE owner of a missing tortoise is putting out a desperate appeal for help after it went missing in Bradwell over the weekend.

Jane Taylor, first noticed that Basil, who is elderly and has a misaligned jaw, had disappeared on Sunday after he dug his way out of the garden.

Basil is an elderly tortoise who could fit on a tea plate with a slightly misaligned jaw.

Jane, of El Alamein Way, said: “I've been out every day looking for him and I'm worried because he has dug out into the Blue Sky building site behind me house.”

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