Italian Police Move Quickly Against Woman 'Walking' A Turtle Italy's lockdown means you need a "justifiable excuse" to go outside. A woman in Rome was caught outside with her pet turtle. Police say the turtle was about the size of a pizza and wasn't on a leash.

Italian Police Move Quickly Against Woman 'Walking' A Turtle

Italian Police Move Quickly Against Woman 'Walking' A Turtle

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Italy's lockdown means you need a "justifiable excuse" to go outside. A woman in Rome was caught outside with her pet turtle. Police say the turtle was about the size of a pizza and wasn't on a leash.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. In Italy, a national lockdown means you need a justifiable excuse to go outside, like getting groceries or walking your dog. Walking your turtle is not on the list, a 60-year-old woman in Rome found out the hard way when she was caught outside her house, apparently, walking her pet turtle. A police spokesman was asked about the incident. He said the turtle was about the size of a pizza and wasn't wearing a leash. Unclear if leashing one's turtle is also part of Italian quarantine.

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