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Linden Police, Dispatchers Partner with Walmart to Assist Teen Whose Bike was Stolen


A police officer and several dispatchers teamed up with Walmart to assist a teenaged boy get a new bike after his was stolen in Linden.

According to police officials, when Benjamin's bike was stolen at the local park, he was devastated.

Officials say after seeing how upset Benjamin was, Linden Police Officer Mele and a group of dispatchers wanted to assist.

The officers and the dispatchers collected money and partnered with Linden's Walmart to get Benjamin a brand new bike.

The police department wants to send special thanks to Walmart store managers, **Dispatch Supervisors Kim Matos, and Karen Wilson, Dispatcher Rose Vasquez, and Officer Mele** for making a tough day a little easier for Benjamin.

Linden Police wants to remind the community to report suspicious activities and people in your neighborhoods always early and often.