Burglars steal BMW and £1,000 tortoise from Whitchurch house
Burglars stole a £1,000 pet tortoise and a BMW when they broke into a house in Shropshire.
The raiders got into the property in Edward German Drive, Whitchurch, on Thursday afternoon when the occupant was away for 20 minutes, police said.
The eight-year-old tortoise was taken along with a Blackberry mobile and keys for the BMW.
The burglars then drove off in the black car, registration E3SHE. West Mercia Police appealed for witnesses.