Brookhaven, GA – Police officers in Georgia took their mourning to social media after a truck carrying Krispy Kreme doughnuts accidentally spilled doughnuts on the road.
The Brookhaven Police Department jumped at the opportunity to have fun with it and made a post on Facebook that has gone viral.
Their post said:
“Just moments ago, your #BrookhavenPolice officers answered the call each of us fears most 😳. Dozens of donuts fell from a Krispy Kreme delivery truck as it drove along Peachtree Road. 🚚🍩🍩. BPD rushed to the scene (🚨🚓💨🚔🚨), but to no avail. We found total carnage; donuts scattered along the curb and into gutter- THE GUTTER, people!!! 😲🥺. The response time was stellar, but we couldn’t beat the 5 second rule 😢. We are deeply saddened to report that the donuts were a total loss 😭😭. As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time, and the senseless loss of these delicious pastries has deeply affected all of our officers 👮♂️👮♀️. We ask that you keep our department in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn this terrible moment. #OnlyHalfKidding #TheyLookedDelicious #WeKnowItsAstereotype #NoShame #DonutsMakeEveryoneHappy #🍩🍩🍩”
Since it was published Nov. 26 at 8:15 a.m., the post was shared almost 10,000 times as of Thanksgiving Day.
Then the department followed with an update:
Gainesville is about 46 miles north of Brookhaven.
The police department released a statement to Fox News: “It appears that the donuts fell from the open door a Krispy Kreme truck. No one was injured and no crashes were reported. Our officers got the debris from the roadway and we thought it was a good chance to engage our community through a lighthearted post!”