Police chief wears crazy socks for Down Syndrome Day

Greater Manchester's top police officer, Sir Peter Fahy, has joined the "Lots of Socks" campaign for World Down Syndrome Day. The force's chief donned a pair of stripy socks, like thousands of other campaigners across the globe.

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Top cop gets new stripes for Down Syndrome Day

Sir Peter Fahy with twins Abigail and Isobel Parry Credit: GMP

Greater Manchester's top police officer, Sir Peter Fahy, has gained a new set of stripes to mark World Down Syndrome Day.

The force's chief donned a pair of stripy socks, like thousands of others across the globe, as part of the "Lots of Socks" campaign.

Sir Peter said: “Many people do not understand Down Syndrome and this day is an opportunity to learn about the condition while having a bit of fun and raising money for a worthwhile cause.”

Find out more about World Down Syndrome Day, and how you can contribute, by clicking here.

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