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Viral Video: Police Officer Plays Catch With Boy

8:11 PM, Jan 20, 2014   |    comments
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ROSEBERG, TX - A kid with a foodball caught the attention of a police officer in Texas, so Sergeant Ariel Soltura stopped to play.

"I could see that he was playing, but he was playing football by himself," Soltura said. "I saw a group of kids and I thought that they were going to play with him, but they didn't, they just kept on walking. So I decided I would inject a little positivity into his life and so we just started playing football."

The boy told Sergeant Soltura when he grows up he wants to be a police officer. The young boy is an honor roll student.

The police sergeant told WFMY News 2 from what he understands the boy doesn't have a positive male role model in his life, so he plans to be there for him.

He gave the boy his phone number in case he ever needs to talk.

You can follow Rosenberg Police department on Twitter @RosenbergPolice and Facebook.






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