On January 17, a single father who had fallen on hard times was caught stealing baby formula at a grocery store in London, Kentucky while shopping with his six-month-old son.

Officer Justin Roby didn’t want to charge him with a crime or haul him into court. Instead he used his own money to buy him a few cans of formula and talked to the man about places in the community — including police departments — where he could find help.

“Behind the uniform, I’m a human being and I’m a person out in this community just like any of them, Roby told WKYT. “I have a little boy”

(WATCH the video below or READ the story from WKYT)

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