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Police officer takes break to play ball with kids

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PORT ORANGE, Fla. – A Port Orange police officer took a break from patrolling to play ball with local children.

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A Volusia County woman said she went outside because she saw a police car stop near where her children were playing catch.  When she got outside, she saw Officer Peter Carelli playing with them.

The woman posted the video to Facebook and received numerous positive responses from people in the community.

The Facebook post read, "That was awesome of Officer Carelli with the Port Orange Police Department. Very cool! The kids loved it!"

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