Memphis Officers Help Buy Xbox For Boy

Posted at 1:48 PM, Dec 01, 2015

A story involving four Memphis police officers has gone viral for all the right reasons.

The officers met an 11-year-old boy on Sunday whose Xbox had been stolen during a burglary. The boy told them he couldn't ask for another because it was just too expensive.

So the officers pooled their cash, and with the help of a nearby GameStop, they bought the boy a new Xbox and several games. 


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The gesture brought him, his mom, and the officers to tears.

The photos were posted to the Memphis Police Department's Facebook page and have gotten more than 12,000 likes.