Helpful police respond to fifth-grader's homework emergency.

Helpful police respond to fifth-grader's homework emergency.
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Fifth-grader Lena Draper was in an emergency and reached out to the cops.

The 10-year-old was embroiled in a contentious fight with her math homework and needed to call for help. Lena reached out to none other than the Marion, Ohio Police Department on Facebook, CBS News reports that Lieutenant B.J. Gruber, heeded the call.

Lena's mom Molly posted screenshots of the exchange.

https://www.facebook.com/molly.draper/posts/10109124209637665

It's an insight into the high stakes world of Law and Order: PEMDAS.

Helpful police respond to fifth-grader's homework emergency.
Facebook: Molly Draper

Now this is some adorable community outreach, and the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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“He’ll be joining my daughter for lunch at school, and is bringing her an autographed shirt to commemorate their going viral,” Lena's mom told CBS, “I am surprised, I thought it was just a goofy life moment to share with some friends, but it seems to really be striking a chord with people.”

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