Cruel thieves have stolen a pet tortoise in an overnight burglary in Sale.
It was from a house in Clarendon Crescent.
A GMP spokesman said:”One of the items stolen was a tortoise the children’s pet, sadly missed.”
The police are appealing for help in trying to trace the thieves.
”We are asking if anyone is offered a tortoise please phone 101 – it could be the stolen pet.”