A sock killer may be on the loose in the field notes neighborhood.
Yesterday evening, residents identified an olive green sock had gone missing. It still had not returned this morning, but residents had a culprit in mind. Over the last three months, they have reported several missing socks and the near constant presence of a drooling suspect seen loitering around the place dirty socks are kept prior to laundering. They describe the suspect as female, about 125 pounds, large-build, with long black hair.
Although socks have gone missing before, they have never stayed missing longer than a few hours, residents say.
The remaining olive green sock was examined for evidence. Forensic specialists expected to find hair and saliva samples on the sock, however it had been freshly laundered.
Police questioned the only individual who matched the residents' description. She has been identified as Katy the Newfoundland. Although she has has no criminal record, neighbors say she is well known for being a thug and getting into fights.
An eye witness was also brought in for questioning. Max the Spaniel reported seeing Katy taking socks on multiple occasions but admitting to be asleep for the duration of the time the crime was estimated to have occurred. He added that Katy the Newfoundland has tried to kill him in the past and that she is an unsavory character who belongs behind bars.
Police are keeping Katy under surveillance until they have enough evidence to build a case.