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Mass. cop helps homeless woman get food, shelter before storm

Officer Perry of the Seekonk Police Department in Massachusetts bought groceries for a homeless woman Sunday.

Seekonk Police Department via Facebook

SEEKONK, Mass. -- As a winter storm bears down on New England, one woman has a warm place to stay thanks to the help of a Seekonk police officer.

The Seekonk Police Department shared a post on their Facebook page Sunday night about the generous actions of an Officer Perry, reports CBS Boston. The post said Perry came to the aid of a woman in distress, and found that she was homeless and hungry.

According to the department, Perry then bought the woman groceries and assisted her in getting a hotel room.

After to coming to the aid of a woman in distress tonight, Officer Perry discovered that the woman was homeless and hadn...

Posted by Seekonk Police Department on Sunday, February 7, 2016

The post had thousands of likes and shares Monday morning.