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Selma police deliver new bike to local boy

Officers had seen Daniel pushing his bike home from school on Monday.

A boy in Selma got a major upgrade to his ride, thanks to the Selma Police Department and Academy Sports and Outdoors.

In a post to the department Facebook page, officers surprised Daniel with a new bicycle. They said they saw him walking his bike home from school on Monday and helped him fix its broken chain. Daniel told the officers that the bike was a few years old and had seen better days.

Officers said Daniel was extremely respectful and articulate and a pleasure to talk with.

The department worked with Academy Sports and Outdoors to get Daniel a new bike and watch him ride it around his neighborhood.

Yesterday Chief Padula and Cpl. Ludy met a young man walking home from school pushing a broken bike. After helping him fix the broken chain on his bike and talking with him for a bit we learned that...

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