Large tortoise rescued in Arizona

(WTNH) — Police in Arizona rescued a very large tortoise on Thursday.

Authorities are looking for the owner of the tortoise. The massive animal weighs about 60-70 pounds and was found in a local neighborhood.

A sergeant joked the foot pursuit was a very short one.

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Officers brought the tortoise back to the police department and are keeping it in a police dog kennel until they can locate the owner.

Officers guess that the tortoise is a male. They’ve named it “Patty” for now.

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