Birthday Boy Is Moved To Tears When Police Detective Surprises Him With New Bike.

One day, the Conway Police Department in Arkansas got a call from a family whose 6-year-old, Bryan Jeffry, had his bike stolen right before his birthday.

He had walked out of a Walmart only to find that his beloved toy, which had been a Christmas gift, was missing. The officers took the situation seriously and were able to find security footage of the stranger who had snatched the bike. They shared the information on Facebook and asked for the public’s help in locating it, but Detective Tim Gray wanted to do more!

“I thought, you know, nobody takes a little boy’s bike,” he said. “And I just thought, I’m just going to buy him another bicycle.”

A handful of community members reached out to the department, offering to buy the little boy a new bike as well. They worked together to find a replacement that looked exactly like Bryan’s original one. Then they planned a delightful surprise!

While Bryan was celebrating his 7th birthday, Detective Gray rolled up with the brand new bike and a helmet. Upon seeing everything, Bryan’s eyes grew wide before he burst into tears!

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His mom Carmen shared the sweet story on Facebook, saying, “I teared up so bad.”

And she wasn’t the only one! “Just his reaction was priceless,” Gray added. “There must have been some dust in the air because my eyes watered up a little bit.”

After the wonderful surprise, Gray stuck around for a while to celebrate Bryan’s big day. He took a picture with the birthday boy, making sure to match the Batman theme…

…and rode down a giant inflatable slide with him!

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Everyone was moved by these acts of kindness, especially Carmen! She explained that she was thrilled not only because of Bryan’s new bike, but also because he learned a valuable lesson that a “negative situation does not always stay negative.”

Watch Bryan’s emotional reaction in the video below, and remember to share this story with your friends.

‪Tissue Alert 🚨 Bryan’s bike was stolen when he and his sister were in Walmart. So many people heard about this and wanted to help him out. Today your Conway Police Department presented Bryan with a new bike and some safety gear. Happy 7th birthday Bryan‬.

Posted by Conway Police Department on Saturday, July 25, 2020

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