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The Montgomery County police motor squads annual “Santa Ride” took St. Nick himself to sick children in Bethesda.
Santa traveled in a “Bearcat,” an armored police tactical vehicle. Santa was escorted by Montgomery County police motor officers who brought gift bags and donations raised by the police department to a party for the children whose families are residents at the Children's Inn.
Photos credit Montgomery County police (Twitter).
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