Benicia police buy bike for teen who walks two hours to work every day

BENICIA, Calif. -- A police officer's association in California bought a bicycle for a teenager after one cop discovered that he walks two hours each way to work every day.

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A cop stopped 19-year-old Jourdan Duncan in Benicia last week and offered to give him a ride home.

That's when Duncan told him he's saving money for college and did not have a car or bicycle.

He told the officer he has been walking eight miles a day since May.

"I don't want to feel like I'm a burden to people, so I take the initiative to handle myself and where I need to go from point A to point B," said Duncan.

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"There's not a lot of 19-year-olds out there that have this dedication. We just wanted to make sure he know how much I appreciated what he's doing," said Benicia Officer Kirk Keffer.

Duncan says he was shocked and very grateful.

The 19-year old also got a helmet, a light for his bike and free tune-ups.

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