Why This 10-Year-Old Messaged Police For Help With Her Math Homework - A Must Watch Video

When 10-year-old Lena was stumped with her math homework she decided to ask police for help. So she sent them a Facebook message. The officer who handles the Marion, Ohio police department's social media page offered his expertise. Lena's mom says she's not surprised the officer took time from his date to assist the 5th grader. "I am glad they took the time because they have other things to do but I thought It was fantastic,"

Cop Who Helped 10-Year-Old With Math Homework Treats Her To Lunch At School

This police officer and 10-year-old girl bonded over grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup for lunch. It was the first time the pair had met after 5th grader, Lena Draper, asked Lieutenant B.J. Gruber for help with her homework. Lena sent the Marion, Ohio police department Facebook page a message asking for help with multiplication. Lt. Gruber responded to one question with the right answer but got the second answer wrong. Their interaction has impressed many in the community and across the country.