Back on Aug. 10, officers were called to the Fontana Aquatics Park to investigate a vehicle robbery. There, they met Patricia who'd taken her 6-year-old son David for swimming lessons. When they returned to their car after their lessons, Patricia discovered that her purse, wallet, ID cards, credit cards and cash were all taken.
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The cash that was stolen was intended for David's seventh birthday party this weekend. Fontana police say that Patricia was devastated, and helped put together a birthday surprise for her son.
Officers got together with David and his mother on Wednesday. David got to take a look at a police cruiser and meet the department's canine officer. Officers sang David "Happy Birthday" and even gave him a bicycle. The family said it was a birthday they won't forget.