Lost tortoise to return to Midland family

Lost tortoise to return to Midland family
Large tortoise found in Midland. (Source: Midland Police Department/Facebook)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The lost tortoise that was lighting up Facebook this week will be returning to his family.

On Sunday, we brought you the story of "Meatball," a tortoise that was found by the Midland Police Department.

Meatball stayed with an M-P-D officer and his family while claims of ownership were vetted and he will soon be back with his family.

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