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City holds record breaking Shop With A Cop event

(Source: Walmart West Plains Facebook Page) (Source: Walmart West Plains Facebook Page)
WEST PLAINS, MO (KAIT) -

The city of West Plains held their 21st annual Shop With A Cop event Saturday morning and according to the West Plains Police Department, it was the most successful event to date.

With 152 kids participating, each child was able to spend $100 on whatever they wished, adding up to a total of $15,000 spent total in an hour and a half.

The police department said it was the most amount of money they have ever been able to spend per child.

Multiple volunteers helped contribute to the event, with monetary donations coming from the Walmart Foundation, area businesses, citizens and volunteers.

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