Pet tortoises stolen from elderly couple’s well as a stash of alcohol

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An elderly couple were robbed of their pet tortoises after thieves broke into their Stantonbury home in the middle of the night.

The offenders also made off with six bottles of French peach wine, a bottle of Baileys, bottle of mulled wine and two cans of Guinness.

The owners, who are in their 70s, had their house broken into between 2am and 8am on Monday in Thane Court.

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