Peterborough man in court charged with theft of giant snail

A Peterborough man has been charged with the theft of a snail - amongst a number of other offences.

Saturday, 24th April 2021, 7:12 am

Nadeem Atwell, 32, of Crabtree, Peterborough was arrested in the Fengate area of the city on Thursday.

He was charged with burglary, which included the theft of a Giant African Land Snail and a television set. the burglary is said to have taken place in the early hours of Monday in Stanground.

He also faces charges of drink driving - where it is alleged he was more than twice the legal limit, and driving without insurance or a valid licence.

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A Giant African Land Snail
A Giant African Land Snail

He was due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Friday.