Ohio police dressed as superheroes surprise children’s hospital patients
This is the sixth year in a row SWAT officers have rappelled down the building in full costume
TOLEDO, Ohio — Member of the Toledo Police SWAT Unit continued their annual tradition of rappelling down the side of a children’s hospital while dressed as superheroes to help patients celebrate Halloween.
This is the sixth year in a row SWAT team members have dressed up and rappelled down the ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, according to a tweet from the department. Afterwards, they came inside to meet some of the children face-to-face.
Today members of the Toledo Police SWAT Unit took to the skies to help make a rainy day sunny for the children at the Toledo Children’s Hospital. For the sixth year in a row, members of the SWAT Team rappelled from the roof of the hospital to surprise the children. #toledopolice pic.twitter.com/6U8EkCdwXX— Toledo Police (@ToledoPolice) October 30, 2019
"It's nice to just see [these kids] have a day where they can just be themselves and just be kids again and not have to worry about being in the hospital and just enjoy themselves," SWAT officer Matt Slayman, who went as Wolverine, told WNWO.
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