Cop Notices Boy With Bloody Socks, Returns With A New Pair Of Shoes

July 16, 2018

A police officer in Tukwila, WA., purchased a new pair of shoes for a young boy after learning the child did not have a pair that fit.

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Credit: Tukwila Police Department

The Tukwila Police Department posted the photo and heartwarming story on their Facebook page.

"Sergeant Modest and Officer Bashful (names have been changed to protect their bashfulness) were patrolling on foot at Cascade View Park yesterday afternoon. They came across this guy running around in torn dirty socks and bleeding from a decent sized cut on the bottom of his foot. The sergeant cleaned up and patched his foot with his first aid kit. When asked where his shoes were, their new friend told them that he didn't have any shoes because the pair he had was too small for his feet to fit in.

The sergeant ran out and grabbed a pair of shoes for him while the officer kept him and his friends company. He came back with not only a pair of shoes, but also with a bunch of popsicles because what isn't better than a cold popsicle on a hot summer day?! The officer helped to tie his new friend's shoes and they all enjoyed a popsicle together before parting ways."

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