Police officer takes 84-year-old man to hospital to visit sick wife

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Police Officer Escorts Elderly Man to Visit Sick Wife

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A police officer in Pennsylvania has the serve portion of “to protect and serve” perfected.

Roger Baker, 84, had to get to his local hospital after his wife had a medical emergency. No friends or family could take him, so he called police for help, WHP reported.

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Deputy Chief Bentley from Montoursville Police Department responded, taking Baker to the medical facility, and escorted him to the building, WHP reported.

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In the police department's Facebook post, which has been shared more than a thousand times, the department said that Bentley held Baker's hand, walking him to the building until hospital workers brought a wheelchair out for Baker and took him to his wife in the emergency room.

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