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Elderly woman walks into Colorado police station, asks for a hug

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Posted at 2:24 PM, Sep 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 22:11:51-04

ARVADA, Colo. — A great thing happened at a police station in Arvada, Colorado, Monday.

The woman picked up a dispatch phone in the lobby of the Lake Arbor police station and explained how she was upset by the recent loss of officers across the country.

She then asked for a hug.

Within seconds, a sergeant responded: “This is Cruiser 12 — I’ll come get that hug,” CBS News reported.

But another officer beat him to it; Chris Steiner, a 20-year veteran, got the hug.

“While a bit of a reach because of his size, she managed to get ahold of him and hugged him great; not once but twice!!!!” the department said in the Facebook post.