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Lone Tolddler Catches Police Officer's Eye, Then What's Going On Hits Him

An unidentified police officer from the UK was enjoying a much-needed day off with his wife when his plans suddenly were interrupted. The couple spotted a small child wandering down the road all by herself, and they knew they had to stop and check it out. As AWM shares, the girl was wandering alone for a heartbreaking reason.

The couple gained the trust of the little girl, and she explained that she was ok and on her way to nursery school. She explained that she couldn’t wake her mom up, so she got herself ready and left. The officer convinced the girl to lead him to her home and they could go to nursery school later. She complied, and they would make a devastating discovery when they reached her house.

The girl’s mother had passed away for unknown reasons. The officer called for help and stayed with the little girl while first responders got things sorted out, and the girl has been placed into proper care.

“This is a brilliant piece of work by him that shows that we are never off-duty. The officer and his wife took the time to look after the little girl and stay with her until emergency services arrived. Sadly, nothing could be done to help the woman. My thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this difficult time,” said Chief Inspector Steve Maskrey.

Maskrey is spot on with his assessment. Who knows what would have happened to this little girl if the officer didn’t spring into action as he did. The unidentified officer is a shining example of the fact that a police officer is never truly off duty, as they are typically the first ones to leap into action when the situation calls for it.

“I must also praise the community, who all came together and helped the police with their inquiries.” Maskrey continued.

Source: AWM
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