Cops Surprise 3-Year-Old Boy With Autism After Guests Leave His Birthday Party Early

Cops made sure little Brayden had a birthday to remember.

  • <p>Presents, cake... and cops?</p><p>Several kind Oklahoma&nbsp;<a href="">police officers</a> paid a special visit to a&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">toddler</a>&nbsp;with autism on his third birthday after most of his guests left his party earlier than expected.</p><p>Little Brayden&rsquo;s mom, Terra Hubbard,&nbsp;decided the cancel the party -- but before she could, an anonymous caller sent a tip to the&nbsp;Yukon Police Department to&nbsp;surprise the birthday boy.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Read: Boy, 10, Asks Birthday Party Guests To Bring Shoes Instead of Gifts So He Can Give Them To Needy Kids</a></p>
  • <p>&ldquo;We received an anonymous call from a lady that was a family friend,&rdquo; Lt.&nbsp; Curtis Lemmings told &ldquo;She didn&rsquo;t know if she was going to be able to make it because she didn&rsquo;t live in this town, so she told us about it.&rdquo;</p><p>As luck would have it,<a href="" target="_blank"> the&nbsp;birthday</a> party was happening&nbsp;during a change of shift, which meant some of the officers were able to join in on the festivities.</p>
  • <p><a href="" target="_blank">Read: 3 Cops and 2 Civilians Spring Into Action to Rescue Man Trapped in Car After He Drove Into Lake</a></p><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s really kind of weird to show up at someone&rsquo;s house unannounced,&rdquo; another one of the officers, Cpt. Matt Hofer,&nbsp;said. &ldquo;But they were so appreciative of us making the effort to be there for little Brayden.&rdquo; &nbsp;</p><p>After a few moments, Brayden warmed up to his new guests in blue and even enjoyed sitting in the front seat of their<a href="" target="_blank"> police cruiser</a>. &nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Quite a number of police officers there interacted with Brayden and his mom,&rdquo; said Cpt. Hofer. &ldquo;It was a really special moment not only for them but for us as well.&rdquo;</p>
  • <p>The family was so grateful for&nbsp;the officer&rsquo;s <a href="" target="_blank">visit</a>, they made "thank you" signs and placed them all over town.</p><p>&ldquo;It was a great experience for everyone,&rdquo; said Lt. Lemmings. &ldquo;Any time we can make a positive impact on a family&rsquo;s life or situation, all the guys and girl that work here don&rsquo;t hesitate to do so.&rdquo;</p>

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