Boy hugs police officer eating alone in Texas restaurant

FORT WORTH, TX -- A young boy asked a police officer if he could give him a hug after he saw him eating alone inside a restaurant in Texas.

The tender moment was captured on camera.

In the video, you can see the boy timidly approach the table, while the officer greets him with a smile. "He wanted to give you a hug," explains a woman's voice from behind the camera.

The officer then opens his arms, leans down and the two embrace, with onlookers saying "awe" at such an adorable moment. "That makes my day. Thank you," the officer said as the boy ran away.
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