A pensioner has been left devastated after his tortoise was stolen from his home in Essex. Rex Coxeter was given Timmy when he was just a boy, more than sixty years ago. He was stolen from his garden when he went on holiday to Scotland. Tortoises can fetch thousands of pounds.
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