Ont. Police officer filming helping woman with shopping on snowy street


A police officer from the London Police Service was arrested at a camera, helping a woman struggling with shopping bags on a bitterly cold, snow-covered street.

On a video posted on Twitter, the southwestern officer of Ontario can be seen helping the woman carry her purchases in the trunk of her car before she enters the backseat. The video was filmed on Sunday afternoon.

The official, according to Twitter's legend, "saw this woman walking down the street with her groceries." Because of the biting cold and "the sidewalk was full of snow," he "decided to give her a ride home." was posted with #TrueCanadian and #GoodPeopleExist hashtags.

Environment Canada reported temperatures in London, Ont. hovered around -11 degrees Celsius Sunday afternoon, and felt closer to -20 with the cold wind.

Speaking to CTVNews.ca, London Police Service spokeswoman Sandasha Bough identified the police officer as Const. Ozzie Nethersole.

"This is just one example of where cops go above and beyond to help others," Bough said. "This situation was captured on camera and shared via social media, but it is an example of something that happens one way or another every day by police officers everywhere."


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