Little boy asks Oklahoma City police officer for hug

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Officer hugs boy
A little boy put his arms out and asked officers for a hug. Officer Kreig Cook responded to the boy's request.

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Oklahoma City's finest went beyond the call of duty to fulfill the request of one of their tiniest citizens.

The Oklahoma City Police Department posted a picture on their Facebook page this weekend. It shows a little boy hugging Officer Kreig Cook.

According to the Facebook page, Cook and his colleagues were out on a call for service when the little boy came up to them. The boy then held out his arms and asked the officers for a hug.

The officer responded without question, leading to the heartwarming photo.

The photo has already been liked more than 48,000 times and shared more than 4,200 times.