Police Officer Vicki Thomas-MiamiNewsVidA police officer in south Florida was so moved by the plight of a struggling single mother who was caught shoplifting that she helped her out.

Miami-Dade Police Officer Vicki Thomas purchased $100 in groceries for Jessica Robles, who admitted she made a decision to shoplift groceries out of desperation.

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