(THE BLAZE) – A kind-hearted Massachusetts police officer is earning recognition for his Christmas spirit after responding to a call about shoplifting at a Somerset supermarket.
It was five days before Christmas when Somerset Police Officer Matthew Lima responded to a call for his help. A local Stop & Shop grocery store reached out to police after they claimed two women had been caught shoplifting.
Lima told WCVB-TV that shoplifting is one of the most common complaints police officers receive from retail stores.
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