One thief really, really needed some socks.
At least that's what one resident in Sierra Vista, Arizona, thought when 12 pairs of gym socks
went missing from a washing line behind his house last week, sparking a strange media gathering on the fenced-in garden in the desert state.
The thief in question was so desperate to get the hosiery
that he or she even went to the effort of breaking a motion sensor on a light outside the house to allow themselves to shuffle in under the cover of darkness, like a true professional with some form of gameplan.
While the lost and damaged bill came to a paltry $50 (£30), the person - if they're caught - could face a little bit of jail time under the American system.
Unlike people who steal it, fashion itself is becoming a lot more ethical, according to Josie Nicholson of the Ethical Fashion Forum earlier this month, with better materials being used in such things as leggings.
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