Watch the moment Fenland police deliver special birthday surprise for six-year-old Lexie

PUBLISHED: 22:41 14 May 2020 | UPDATED: 22:41 14 May 2020

Lexie received a visit from Fen Cops on Wednesday, May 13 on her sixth birthday. Picture: Facebook/FenCops

Lexie received a visit from Fen Cops on Wednesday, May 13 on her sixth birthday. Picture: Facebook/FenCops

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A young girl who lost her grandfather to the COVID-19 virus received a special pick-me-up from kind-hearted Fenland police officers.

Six-year-old Lexie from Wisbech was visited by Fen Cops at her home on Wednesday, April 13 while celebrating her birthday.

Video footage shows officers arriving in two police vans and a police car, hand-delivering a gift to Lexie from a safe social distance on her big day.

Shared online, the clip has received more than 400 reactions online and attracted nearly 50 comments in less than 24 hours.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “We paid a visit to Lexie in Wisbech as a surprise on her sixth birthday.

Lexie received a visit from Fen Cops on Wednesday, May 13 on her sixth birthday. Picture: Facebook/FenCopsLexie received a visit from Fen Cops on Wednesday, May 13 on her sixth birthday. Picture: Facebook/FenCops

“She’s been having a tough time following the loss of her grandad to the Covid-19 virus so we wanted to be able to bring a smile to her face, even just for a short while.

“We hope you liked your gifts Lexie, it was lovely to meet you.”

One resident said: “Super emotional at the moment as I can’t see my grandson and this proper made me cry! (sic).

“Happy birthday Lexie and hats off to Policing Fenland for giving her a birthday she will never forget!”

Lexie received a visit from Fen Cops on Wednesday, May 13 on her sixth birthday. Picture: Facebook/FenCopsLexie received a visit from Fen Cops on Wednesday, May 13 on her sixth birthday. Picture: Facebook/FenCops

Lexie, 6, got a pleasant surprise from Fenland police on her birthday.Lexie, 6, got a pleasant surprise from Fenland police on her birthday.

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