Police initially intended to return the new-with-tags garments to the store they were stolen from, but the owners, who had already accepted an insurance payout for the items, urged officers to instead give them to someone less fortunate.
Anne Moore, executive officer of the local women’s refuge, said she was thrilled to accept the donation.
It consisted of a considerable amount of women’s clothing, shoes, towels and a few items of men’s clothing.
– The Lucy Saw Centre is always looking for donations |of non-perishable foodstuffs, cleaning products and personal hygiene items like shampoo and sanitary products.
It is currently at its storage capacity for clothing and manchester items. To donate, call 9527 3289.