Columbus officer treats girl to Happy Meal after mother overdoses

(Sgt. Shuttleworth/Columbus Police)
(Sgt. Shuttleworth/Columbus Police)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A photo shared by Columbus police shows a CPD officer treating an eight-year-old girl to a Happy Meal after the girl’s mother overdosed on heroin.

According to Columbus police, the girl’s mother overdosed on heroin while both of them were in the car in the restaurant’s parking lot.. Police said the girl’s mother survived the overdose.

A CPD sergeant shared the picture on the department’s Facebook page with the caption, “proud of this officer showing compassion, kindness & goofiness to the most innocent of victims.”

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