Lauderhill Police give bicycles to woman’s 4 grandchildren

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - A Lauderhill grandmother received a generous gesture from the local police department, Saturday afternoon.

Pearl Soloman was recently awarded custody of her four grandchildren, ages 6 to 11. She wanted the children to feel welcomed to the area, so she asked a Lauderhill Police officer about any bicycle donation programs.

Unfortunately, there was no such program — so the department did something better. “We surprised her. Some of the officers on the shift put their money together, went out and purchased bikes for the kids,” said Lauderhill Police Chief Constance Stanley. “We invited them out [Saturday] and surprised them with the bikes.”

The grandmother was overwhelmed with joy at the gesture, happy her grandchildren can play now.

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