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On Monday, an Oxnard, California police officer named Michael Kohr responded to a report filed by Nina Sanchez whose daughter Bella’s bike was stolen. But instead of just visiting the family to fill out a police report, he brought the little girl a brand new bike.
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Nina Sanchez posted a photo of Bella and Officer Kohr on her Facebook page and wrote: "Yesterday morning on my way to take my daughter Bella on a bike ride, to our dismay we realized her cherished Minnie Mouse bike that Santa brought her had been stolen, along with our jogging stroller. To say we were heartbroken is an understatement. Through many tears and reassuring hugs I managed to call in a police report. This afternoon, I received a call from Officer Kohr that he was on his way with a brand new Princess bike. He not only surprised her with a bike that is her favorite color featuring her favorite princess, he took the time to teach her how to ride it. This is kindness and selflessness at its finest. This officer went well above his call of duty and took the time to make a little girl's day. I cannot fully express how grateful I am. He has left such an impression in our hearts, and I am thoroughly impressed with his generosity. Thank you once again Officer Kohr."
As of Friday, the post had been liked more than 500,000 times and shared by 59,000 people.
The Oxnard Police Department posted their own reply to Sanchez’s message which racked up more than 22,000 likes. "We don't get emails/messages like this directly from community members often. Thank you, Nina Sanchez for sharing! And, thank you Officer Michael Kohr for taking exceptional service to heart and going above and beyond!"
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