What sort of scum-sucking backside dwellers rob a child’s lemonade stand? And how pathetic have they got to be to make use of a gun to do it? Two children — 13-year-olds Jude and Tristan — simply discovered that out first hand when a few valedictorians held up their Peoria, Illinois streetside small enterprise, getting away with all of $30.
As CNN reports . . .
“The boys were just shocked, they couldn’t process what was happening until it was over,” Nathan Peterson, Jude’s father, instructed CNN. “I got a call from police saying, ”Hey, your children are OK, however they only obtained robbed.’ I virtually blacked out, I used to be simply so scared I used to be attempting to get there as quick as doable.”
That’s when the Peoria PD stepped as much as assist the 2 children.
Police officers had surrounded the lemonade stand, shopping for cups of lemonade and “paying maybe $20 each for it,” attempting to make the youngsters really feel secure once more, he mentioned.
The subsequent day, a big portion of the PPD arrived for extra liquid refreshment.
“A police armadillo truck (a modified armored car) followed by about 15 police cars all with their lights on paraded in front of their stand and parked on the side street. I’m getting teary eyed just talking about it,” Peterson mentioned.
“The officers and police chief got out of their cars and talked to the boys and told them how much they supported them. They gave them a donation and took turns buying lemonade. It just made them feel so safe and encouraged.”
So much for ACAB.