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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.