Thief steals socks from Sierra Vista backyard

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SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. -- Someone must have really needed a pair or several pairs of socks.

A southern Arizona man is out a dozen pairs of socks after thieves sneaked into his backyard early Monday and stole socks off a clothesline.

The resident contacted the Cochise County Sheriff's Office Tuesday.

He told the sheriff's office that at some point between late Sunday and early Monday, someone entered his fenced-in back yard in Palominas and made off with 12 pairs of white athletic socks that were hanging on a clothesline. A motion sensor light was also damaged.

Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carol Capas said the lost and damaged property totaled about $50.

Information from: Sierra Vista Herald

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