Police officer hailed as a hero after helping a pensioner, 98, cross a busy ...

He really did stop traffic! Police officer is hailed as a hero after helping a frail man, 98, cross a busy junction by ordering all cars to wait The elderly man had been stuck in traffic after not walking fast enough in China Officer Tan used his body to shield the pedestrian and ordered vehicles to stop He ensured that the senior citizen was safe on the pavement before leaving him Footage of the heart-warming scene has touched the hearts of many people

By Billie Thomson For Mailonline

Published: 16:08 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 17:09 GMT, 1 December 2020

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A traffic police officer has been hailed as a hero in China after stopping cars at a busy junction during the rush hour to help an elderly man cross the road.

The frail pedestrian, aged 98, had been stuck in traffic after failing to walk the entire length of the crossing before the lights turned green.

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Upon seeing the scene, officer Tan Jiapeng immediately used his body to shield the trapped pensioner from passing vehicles before ordering the following traffic to halt.

The traffic police officer, Tan Jiapeng, stands between the pensioner and cars to protect him

The traffic police officer, Tan Jiapeng, stands between the pensioner and cars to protect him

The officer gestures oncoming cars to stop so the senior citizen could cross the road in China

The officer gestures oncoming cars to stop so the senior citizen could cross the road in China

The policeman gestured the cars to wait while escorting the senior citizen

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