SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — While the cold winter nights persist, one local woman is working to help those who are homeless in Sacramento.

(credit: Sacramento Police Department)

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The Sacramento Police Department shared the story of a woman who crocheted warm blankets for the homeless and emailed dispatchers looking for help.

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The dispatchers reached out officers Lansdale and McVane who picked up the blankets and distributed them to those in need.

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The department shared that they were touched by the act of kindness and are always looking for ways to make a difference in the community.