Woman steals tortoise from pet store, Elyria police say

Woman steals tortoise from pet store, Elyria police say
(Source: Elyria police)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - One woman remains on the loose after police said she stole a red-footed tortoise from a pet store.

Elyria police officers said two women entered Best in Pets in the 200 block of Abbe Road N. around 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 19.

Woman wanted for stealing tortoise from Elyria pet store.
Woman wanted for stealing tortoise from Elyria pet store. (Source: Elyria police)

After grabbing various merchandise and the tortoise, they drove away in a red GMC SUV.

Women wanted for tortoise theft in Elyria drove away in this GMC SUV.
Women wanted for tortoise theft in Elyria drove away in this GMC SUV. (Source: Elyria police)

Police said charges are pending against the woman already arrested and her name is not being released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Elyria Police Officer Brown at 440-323-3302.

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