Anyone can support Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers by buying a pair of handcuff socks. Just 200 pairs are available for $10 a pair at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment front counter. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo Crime Stoppers stockings make perfect stuffers

Nanaimo Crime Stoppers raising cash with limited-edition socks sale

Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers has gift ideas that areperfect stocking stuffers and also stockings to be stuffed.

The program is selling 200 pairs of socks woven with a Crime Stoppers theme – handcuffs and the tip line phone number.

The one-size-fits-most socks, made in Canada from 80 per cent bamboo, went on sale Monday for $10 per pair, and 100 per cent of the sale proceeds supports the Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers program.

The socks can be purchased, by cash or cheque made payable to Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers, from the front counter of the Nanaimo RCMP detachment at 303 Prideaux St., Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Don’t be disappointed. Get in early and pick up a pair as we expect they will be a hot commodity this season,” said Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers co-ordinator, in a press release.

RELATED: January is National Crime Stoppers Month
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