Boy thanks officer who returned his stolen bikeUPDATED 2:59 AM HST Apr 14, 2014Video Transcript
A HAND-WRITTEN NOTE IS FEW AND FAR BETWEEN THESE DAYS. BUT A 12-YEAR OLD BOY IN OKLAHOMA KNOWS WHAT IT MEANS TO SAY "THANK YOU!" THIS IS JONATHAN RHINEHART. EARLIER THIS WEEK HE WROTE A LETTER "Dear Officer Johnson." THAT OFFICER - JENKS POLICEMAN THOMAS JOHNSON - MORE FROM HIM IN A MOMENT. LAST WEEK JOHNATHAN AND A FRIEND WERE RIDING BIKES. THEY LEFT THEIR WHEELS ALONE FOR ONLY A MINUTE...BUT IT WAS THIEVES NEEDED TO STEAL BOTH BIKES. "At first I was confused. I didn't know what to believe." THAT'S WHERE OFFICER JOHNSON COMES IN. "this is one of those moments I will probably remember." THE TWO HAD NEVER MET. he treated like me like he knew me forever. BUT THEIRS WAS AN INSTANT BOND... WHEN THE JENKS OFFICER FOUND THAT MISSING BIKE. "Thank you so much for you kindness to help me find my bike." i couldn't' have found it without you. I hope we can find Ethan's bike soon." A THANK YOU FROM THE HEART. "This will definitely stay with me. Stay on my desk where I can see it every day." NOW JONATHAN CAN RIDE HIS BIKE KNOWING SOMEONE HAS HIS BACK. it's always nice to know that someone is there to protect you." IN CLOSING - A GRATEFUL SIGN- OFF. "Kind regards. Jonathan Rhinehart."