Someone donated an old sock to charity, with £5,000 in cash rolled up inside.
Presumably they didn’t realise when they handed in the sock that it could be so important.
Volunteers Pam Green and Ann Speyer found the £10 and £20 notes while sorting through donated clothes at the St Margaret’s Hospice shop in Chard, Somserset.
Unclear if it was a mistake, they called police who put out out an appeal and heard from 20 people who had brought items to the shop in July.
Officers said they were all genuine donators – but none matched the sock’s description so the shop got to pocket the… Read the full story