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Here’s how the Hillsborough police helped a family have some Thanksgiving fun

Hillsborough police officers assemble a new trampoline for a family on Thursday.
Hillsborough police officers assemble a new trampoline for a family on Thursday.

The holiday season got off to a bouncing start this week thanks to a couple of Hillsborough police officers.

Their actions on Thanksgiving Day were recorded on the department’s Facebook page.

While out on rounds, officers Blackwell and Wilson saw kids playing on a broken trampoline.

The torn fabric and sharp metal concerned Blackwell, who rallied her squad to find a way to get a new one.

A trip to Walmart and a new one was purchased by #HillsboroughRocks. After officers assembled it, the kids were back to playing on a brand new trampoline with all of the safety features.

It didn’t take long for people in Hillsborough to take notice, and numerous positive comments flooded the Hillsborough police Facebook page.

Joe Johnson: 919-419-6678, @JEJ_HSNews

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