Canyon County

Nampa police officer helps older resident with groceries

An incident involving a Nampa Police Department officer providing community service made the rounds on social media this week.

An officer was spotted assisting an elderly man, who used a cane, with his groceries. The man had been reportedly struggling with a grocery bag, when an officer pulled over, assisted the man into his vehicle with the grocery bag, and then gave him a ride.

NPD tweeted about the post, but the officer requested to remain anonymous.

Erin Fenner: 208-377-6207, @erinfenner