Why is a tree in Sunderland covered in women's bras and knickers?

The unusual sight of a tree covered in various items of women's underwear has been discovered in a Sunderland community.

Friday, 19th January 2018, 12:40 pm
Updated Friday, 19th January 2018, 12:50 pm
Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road

The find was made by Echo photographer Stu Norton.

A tree off Pickering Road in the Pennywell area of the city has been left covered in bras and knickers of different colours.

Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road

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But what is the reason behind leaving undergarments on a tree?

Is it a bizarre form of fly-tipping, a practical joke or someone's attempt at creating modern art?

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Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road
Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road
Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road