- A kind cop recently made a little girl's day
- He donated a bicycle to her after she lost hers
- The grateful child has a new love for the police
When a single dad took to Facebook to ask for help to replace his daughter’s lost bicycle, a local good cop came to the rescue.
Mark Duyvesteyn, a single father from Pretoria, needed to replace his 10-year-old daughter’s bicycle which she had recently lost.
“My daughter forgot her bicycle at a friend’s a while ago. I kept wanting to go fetch the bicycle, but never got around to it. When we recently went there, we discovered the family had moved and could not get hold of them"
The father felt guilty about not going to pick up the bicycle and realized that he needed to replace it.
Not long after making his appeal on Facebook, a good Samaritan police officer from the Pretoria North station contacted him to offer a bicycle.
Duyvesteyn and his daughter Shannon drove to the police station to meet Warrant Officer Jan Fourie, who made the little girl's day by giving her a bicycle.
Fourie decided to give away his daughter’s old bicycle when he read Duyvesteyn’s plea on Facebook.
Duyvesteyn said his daughter is extremely scared of police officers due to previous bad experiences but this kind gesture by the police officer has made her less terrified.
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