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Paragould police officer helps stranded mother

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

A Paragould police officer is going above and beyond the call of duty according to members of the community. 

Officer Brad Snyder filled a mother's car with gas after she got stranded at the Dodge Store in Paragould. 

The woman had fallen asleep in her car while waiting for someone to bring her $2 for gas.  

Employees at the store contacted police after they found the woman unconscious in her vehicle. 

Officer Snyder responded to the call and as he helped the tired woman from her car pennies fell everywhere. 

It was then that the officer heard the woman's story and filled her car with $20 worth of gas. 

"She didn't have a way to get home," said Mackenzie Wells, a Dodge Store employee.   

Wells snapped a picture of the moment and posted it to Facebook. 

"I've never seen them be recognized, and they need to be recognized for all they do," said Wells.  "It's like he's not here to just get the criminals, he's protecting and serving."

Officer Snyder said he was merely doing his job and has a servant's heart.

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