PHILADELPHIA – Did a cop do a good deed or not? Well, that depends on who you ask. A South Philly mother wants answers after her two daughters ended up in the back of a police car.
Two little girls got an unexpected ride in the back of a 1st District Philadelphia police car this morning. They didn’t do anything wrong. Now, one police officer’s concern for the kids has their mother looking for answers.
They certainly don’t look like criminals. So how did they end up in the back of a police car? That’s what their mom wants to know.
“They are saying they did me a favor by taking them to school and not notifying me,” said mother, Contessa Taylor.
Police tell FOX 29 a 911 call came in when the Taylor sisters were seen walking alone near 25th and Snyder.When officers arrived they learned the girls, Siryah and Starsheya, had just missed their school bus and were locked out of their house. So the officers did what many would have done, they drove the girls to school.
“The supervisors advised the officers to drive the children to school. They brought them into school. Checked them in with the office and wrote the report and went on their way,” said Philadelphia Police Captain Louis Campione.
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