Sussex Police has thanked a schoolgirl who gifted two of their officers a goody bag after spotting them on patrol last weekend.
The schoolgirl, called Jessica, had drawn two ‘thin blue line’ emblems on both of the bags, which also had handwritten messages on them.
The message on one of the bags read: ‘Dear police officer, I hope you like the goodie bag to keep you going today, love Jessica x’.
The second bag’s handwritten message read: ‘Dear police officer you are my hero, love Jessica’.
Responding to the kind gesture, sussexpoliceforce wrong on their Instagram page:
‘A huge thank you to Jessica, who kindly gave these goody bags to two officers on patrol in Stones Cross.
‘The bags included some lovely goodies to the officers stay both safe and refreshed on their shift.
‘A big thanks from PCSO Joseph and PC Sims!
Responding to the post, one Instagram user said: ‘Beautiful. There are actually many many of us who support you and are grateful for all the good work you do’.
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