We all fall upon hard times in life. Whether we encounter health issues, relationship struggles, or financial difficulties, it can be hard for us to get ourself out of these hard times. Two police officer in North Carolina recently responded to a call made by the staff of a local Food Lion grocery store about a woman who was seen stealing items of off the shelves.
The two officers, Senior Corporal Keith Bradshaw and Officer 1st Class Candace Spragins, driver to the suspect’s home to arrest her, but they never expected what would happen next. As soon as they arrived at the house, the woman at once returned the $36 worth of food she’d stolen and broke down crying. She kept apologizing and explained that she was a mother with three adopted children who were all starving.
The woman went on to say that she had recently been injured and unable to bring home an income to supply for her family. Her children hadn’t eaten in three days, and the police officers saw the evidence of that after they looked inside of the woman’s empty fridge and freezer. But they didn’t just let her off the hook and leave. No, instead they went to the grocery store themselves to buy this needy family groceries! They went above and beyond to help out this woman and her kids. The family is extremely grateful for the cop’s kind and thoughtful actions!
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