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NYPD Officer Steps In After Woman Can't Pay Towing Fee

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- An NYPD officer came to the rescue Friday after an elderly woman had her car towed.

The car was parked outside the New York Hospital Queens Breast Cancer Center in Flushing, when it was towed away. The officer was called to drive the woman to the tow pound to get her car.

But when police got there, the woman only had checks, and the pound only took cash or credit.

So the officer, Brian Kinkaid, went to an ATM and took out $185 of his own money to help her out.

"I could see it as being my mother or my grandmother or someone else's, and I would hope that anyone else would do the same for my mother or grandmother," Kinkaid said.

Kinkaid said the good deed was just part of doing his job.

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