A popular Stevenage restaurant's fish tank, which is home to a live turtle, has been smashed along with a number of other items during a break-in.

The incident took place at 1.01am on Saturday (August 12).

The Symonds Green Lane eatery was broken into, with worktops, tables, glasses and a fish tank smashed.


Hertfordshire police have asked for anyone with information to come forward.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "Police were called at 1.01am on Saturday (August 12), following an incident at Tranquil Turtle on Symonds Green Lane, Stevenage.


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"It is reported that the property was broken into, and worktops, tables, glasses and a fish tank were smashed.

"Enquiries are continuing, and anyone with information is asked to please contact 101 or report online, quoting crime reference number 41/64592/23."