Massive tortoise found in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police were called when a HUGE 100-pound tortoise was found in the 2600 block of Barclay Ave on Wednesday.

Animal Control officers located and rescued the 2 feet by 3 feet sulcata tortoise.

The police department tried to locate the big fella's home. Officers said:

Because of a language barrier and the tortoise not having his wallet with identification, they were unsuccessful.

According to reports, the tortoise was returned to it's owner.

Portsmouth Police department posted this to their Facebook page on Thursday.

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