Police officers buy new bike for boy after his was stolen

Credit: Des Moines Police Department

Credit: Des Moines Police Department

A police department in Washington state was able to help the 11-year-old victim of a bike theft over the weekend by buying the boy a brand-new bike.

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According to the Des Moines Police Department, the bike was stolen a few days ago. Officers provided the boy with a new bike Saturday using money from the Des Moines Police Guild, to which all officers from the department contribute.

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The department shared photos of the boy with his bike on its Twitter page, saying, "He always greets us with a wave and a smile even before this. We look forward to his waves and smiles on his new bike."

>> See the tweet here

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