• Anonymous woman picks up Chelsea officers' dinner tab

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    CHELSEA, Mass. -- Tuesday was a long and sad day for a group of Chelsea Police officers, but a surprise toward the end of the night helped lift their spirits.

    The officers had made the 75 mile journey to Cape Cod to say goodbye to a brother, fallen Yarmouth Police Sergeant Sean Gannon. Sergeant Gannon was shot and killed in the line of duty last week. His wake was Tuesday.

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    On their way home from the services, the officers stopped at Mama Mia’s on the Plymouth Waterfront for dinner.

    When they went to pay the check, they were presented with a bill marked “PAID” and a note reading, “Thanks!! My brother is a detective in Miami!!”

    An anonymous woman had picked up their tab.

    One of the officers shared the kind gesture on Facebook.

    He posted, “What an amazing gesture of gratitude, respect and kindness. I do not know who you are, but I hope that someone shares this post with you so that you know how important your kindness was to all of us. God Bless You.”

    The officer said the meal was amazing and the staff went out of their way to make them feel appreciated.

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