A police officer has been overwhelmed with donations after appealing for Christmas presents for two children in foster care.
Among the many gifts given are teddy bears, books, Star Wars toys, footballs, clothes and Christmas stickers.
Two toy cars also were donated by another little boy.
“He brought them in from his toy box at home,” PC Sally Baines said on Twitter.
PC Baines, of West Yorkshire Police, had asked for help on social media on Friday, saying the two boys had never had basic belongings.
“Just been told about 2 kids under 6 who have been taken into Foster Care. Never had pillows, toothbrushes, toys. I am heartbroken,” she tweeted.
“Been asked if I can donate any toys or books for them…..I think I will be going shopping this weekend to get them some stuff.”
The Huddersfield Examiner also joined the appeal at the weekend.
“Thousands” of gifts have since been given, the BBC …
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