Officers Surprise War Vet With Christmas Tree

The LAPD help the 96-year-old officer celebrate with presents and more.
1:34 | 12/22/15

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I can't believe what's going nine when they 95 year old Herman Perry is the center of attention but not by his own choosing. His apartment has been spruced up and it's looking more festive this year than in years past I think nine meaning some chain some Christmas spirit. And to show they you know hey we care. LE PD officers Abel Torres and Natalie Nunez. We're called to check come Perry's wellbeing after neighbors hadn't seen him for a week called on his name first and hear anything. It's you don't actually tell us on the horse that sigh of relief of opening his bedroom door and seeing hand wide awake. Watching TV. Was. Such a great feeling Peary as a World War II veteran whose family lives in Massachusetts. No weed he was alone for the holidays Nunez and Torres got into the giving spirit. The officers went to a tree lot down the street after hours any owner gave a treat for free along with the settled lights. That's wonderful had a moral line. I sure did the not in their movies. Oh will hold a good tonight. Perry also receive presents to go under the treat. New clothes clean and crossword puzzles he also won't have to do much in the way of cleaning for awhile thanks to his neighbors and the officers. Some of the freedoms we have today. I owe to people like that people that served our country. And so there's small way small way to get back in Venice Melissa McBride ABC seven Eyewitness News.

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