By Elisabeth Smith

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A California Highway Patrol officer went the extra mile to help a young boy whose bicycle was run over Thursday.

CHP – East Sacramento said Officer Monroe responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist collision Thursday night. No injuries were reported, and the child wasn’t riding the bike at the time of the incident.

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Officials said neither the child’s parents nor the person who ran over the bike could afford to buy a new one. That’s where Officer Monroe comes in. She stepped up to buy the boy a new bike, making his holiday season a little more special.

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credit: CHP – East Sacramento

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