Cops save girl's Disney trip after thieves strike

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Cops save girl's Disney trip after thieves strike. Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on August 4, 2017. (WPVI)

A California girl thought her trip to Disneyland was ruined when crooks broke into her house.

But that was before some incredibly generous police officers stepped in.

Ten-year-old Andrea Ramirez had been saving up for the trip all year.

Just weeks before she was set to go, thieves broke into her home and took her suitcase and $200 she saved.

That's when Salinas police took matters into their own hands.

They called her to police headquarters saying they needed her to identify her stolen belongings.

When she arrived, they gave her Mickey Mouse cards and more than $1,000.

"Our police officers said 'there is no way, not on my watch.' It was bad enough the burglary happened, but we've got to make this good for this little girl," said Chief Adele Freese.

"When they did that, they gave me a bunch of money, that I couldn't believe it. It was amazing," Andrea said.

Andrea is home from her trip and said she had the time of her life.

She said she still can't believe what the police officers did for her.

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