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Hunt for stolen family tortoise

A pensioner has been left devastated after his tortoise was stolen from his home in Dunmow in Essex.

Rex Coxeter was given Timmy when he was just a boy.

They had been together for more than 60 years but now the pet, which has the family name painted onto his shell has been missing for more than ten days.

Rex says he is desperate to get him back.


The A120 is closed westbound after a collision involving two vehicles near the Felsted and Dunmow turn off. Two men are in hospital with serious injuries after the incident which took place just before 8.30am.

A 51-year-old man from Braintree has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and is in police custody.



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