Act of kindness: British Police Officer Chris Stevens helps old man reach home

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Act of kindness British Police Officer Chris Stevens helps old man reach home (2)

A lot of people contacted Northamptonshire Police of England about one of their officers helping an elderly man in Kingsthorpe earlier this week after he caught the wrong bus and struggled to get home with his heavy shopping bags.

A picture which was taken by a passer-by of Police constable Chris Stevens helping the man home has been shared and liked by thousands of people, with many commending him for his actions.

Explaining what happened on the day, PC Stevens said: “I saw the gentleman leaning up against a wall, so went over to ask if he was alright.

“He said he’d been into town shopping but got on the wrong bus and was struggling to get home. So I asked if he wanted some help.

“He said that would be good, so I took his shopping and he held my arm as we walked back to his house and we had a nice chat.

“His wife looked a bit shocked when she opened the door and I was there with him, but he was fine.

“It’s nice that the police are getting recognition for doing good things, but it’s nothing more than any of my colleagues would have done. These things happen on a daily basis up and down the country.”

Act of kindness British Police Officer Chris Stevens helps old man reach home (1)

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