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Police officer helps woman, daughter left homeless over medical bills

Homeless woman (stock photo).
Homeless woman (stock photo).

Credit: Michael Heim / EyeEm

Credit: Michael Heim / EyeEm

A woman is thanking a police officer for helping her when a health emergency left her homeless.

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Jennifer More and her mother, Barbara, were recently begging on a Los Angeles street corner when someone called the cops on them.

A fall recently left Barbara with brain damage. Her medical bills were so expensive, she and her daughter were left with nothing, leading to homelessness.

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Los Angeles Police Department Senior Lead Officer Sean Dinse responded to the call in a surprising way.

"He told us he understood our predicament and he would like to help," Jennifer told KCBS.

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Dinse posted their story to their story to Facebook, and soon members of the community came together to help the women get back on their feet.

A business owner paid for a motel for a few nights for the women.

The LAPD is now collecting gift cards for Jennifer and Barbara.