Surveillance footage from an intersection in China's Sichuan province shows the senior citizen walking across a six-lane road with the help of what appears to be two walking sticks. Midway through the zebra crossing, the lights appear to turn green and vehicles begin moving. Seeing the man stranded in the middle of the road through moving traffic, a policeman appears. After a brief chat with the elderly man, the most heartwarming scene plays out.
The policeman picks up the man on his back and gives him a piggyback ride across the road. Some drivers even wait for the two to get to the other side.
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There have been similar heartwarming displays of cops going beyond their call of duty to help citizens. In a video from last year, also from Sichuan province, a policeman stopped his car in the middle of an intersection to block oncoming traffic - all so an elderly woman could cross the street. After parking his car, the cop disappeared and emerged a few seconds later holding an old man's hand. Click for more trending news
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