Lafayette Police seen helping the homeless

Posted at 9:13 AM, Nov 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-26 13:43:43-05

LAFAYETTE, La — The generosity of a Lafayette Police Officer is circulating the internet.

Sgt. Wayne Griffin says Sgt. Forrest Blanton observed the man on the side of the road struck up a conversation with him. The officer offered to buy the man some groceries and he agreed.

Kevin Lyons posted on his Facebook page, "Cuddos to this city police officer for emptying a ton of groceries to this homeless guy!! So much respect for these guys and their jobs. God Bless to these guys that protect us!!!"

The officer addressed the praise he's received on his own Facebook page: