Heroes and Helpers event treats Columbus children to holiday shopping

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A group of children in Columbus got the chance to shop with Columbus police just in time for Christmas.

The shopping experience is part of the Heroes and Helpers initiative.

The shopping spree took place Thursday morning at Target on Bradley Park Drive.  Members of the Columbus Police Department's Crime Investigation Unit took children to pick out several toys as long as they stayed within the spending limit of $75 per child.

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