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TPD hosts Heroes and Helpers holiday shopping event for children

Posted at 4:24 AM, Dec 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 03:58:56-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department held a shopping with a cop event called Heroes and Helpers.

It's an event to help children from Leon County buy holiday gifts for their families.

TPD has been putting the event on for about a decade.

Eighty children were paired with a police officer Wednesday to help them select a gift for someone in their family.

Sgt. Anitra Highland noticed some of the children buying not toys but household items to help their family's everyday needs.

Target employees wrapped the gifts.

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