Knit bears to help police console children involved in car crashes

Some of the knitted bears police use to console children involved in car crashes
Some of the knitted bears police use to console children involved in car crashes

Police have appealed for help recruiting some soft new additions to the force.

Road traffic officers hand out knitted bears to youngsters involved in collisions to comfort them.

But the charity Angel Bear that used to provide the animals has shut down.

Visit the Lincolnshire Police website to download the knitting patterns and find out where to send the bears.