Update: 150-pound tortoise found strolling in Alhambra

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Police say a 150-pound tortoise that was found strolling down a street in the Los Angeles suburb of Alhambra has been reunited with its family. 

Police say the massive reptile was discovered Saturday afternoon making a break for freedom. Two officers were needed to lift the creature into a squad car in order to get it to animal control. 

Needless to say, giant tortoises are not native to the L.A. area. A police spokeswoman said the family who owned the tortoise had kept it in a home nearby.

This story has been updated.

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