Police Stop Little Girl with Piggy Bank - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Police Stop Little Girl with Piggy Bank

Published June 8, 2010

Police in Garðabær received a call early Saturday morning that a little girl was spotted walking down one of the town’s busiest roads with a piggy bank under her arm. Officers were dispatched, but they were unable to locate the girl initially. That is, until they arrived at the boutique Hagkaup.
There, the little girl was found in line with a piggy bank under one arm, and a necktie under the other. Officers questioned the girl briefly, who said she was buying a birthday present for her father and wanted to surprise him. It turned out, however, that the tie was too expensive for what the girl had in her piggy bank, so the officer suggested she find a less expensive tie.
A less expensive tie was found, but the little girl still didn’t have enough money. So the officer paid for the difference, which was about 1,100 ISK. The officer then drove the girl back to her home, where her mother was delighted to see her again. Her father was asleep at the time.


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