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New Jersey police give boy, 5, his own cruiser

Posted at 8:52 PM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-01 00:26:24-04

A little boy in New Jersey got a big thank you for his generosity.

5-year-old William Evertz Jr. saved up his allowance and bought lunch last week for the officers in the Winslow Township Police Department. He had been saving up for a Power Wheels police car.

The Winslow Township officers were so touched by his gesture they pooled their own money together and bought William a customized Power Wheels police car.

According to Philly.com, the car was detailed with specially made Winslow Township Police decals and stickers and a license plate that reads "Bubba," the boy's nickname. His favorite number 6 is also marked on the car.

"He was definitely in shock. He was over-the-moon excited," his mother Tara told Philly.com. "They really delivered an entourage to make him feel very special."

William, who is about to start kindergarten, wants to be a police officer when he grows up, according to Philly.com.

William didn't just donate to police. He also gave toys and school supplies to a Philadelphia domestic violence shelter and food and toys to an animal shelter, Philly.com reported.