Wednesday 28 September 2016

Domestic goddesses - Two policemen cook for five children after their mother was hospitalised

Sarah-Jane Murphy

Published 17/11/2015 | 17:25

The two policemen busy at work in the kitchen
Credit:Facebook/PolitieEindhoven
The two policemen busy at work in the kitchen Credit:Facebook/PolitieEindhoven

It's a story that's sure to warm you up on this blustery day.

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Two Dutch policemen have made worldwide headlines after a photo of their selfless and kind hearted deed was shared on Facebook.

The officers, based in Eindhoven in the Netherlands, were responding to a call from a woman who needed hospitalisation but had nobody to mind her five children.

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A Facebook post captioned 'The other side of police work' described how the anxious mother who was suffering from low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia) needed someone to stay her children as she was taken away by ambulance.

Step forward the two policemen who heroically made the hungry children egg sandwiches and gave them plenty of fruit as they waited for the babysitter to arrive.

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Crucially, they made sure to clean up the kitchen afterwards and even did the dishes, donning a pair of blue rubber gloves as they worked.

The post quickly went viral, with more than 100,000 likes and 5,000 people sharing the photograph, which shows the young police officers smiling as they completed their dinnertime chores.

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