2 Long Island police officers restore menorah that had fallen

MASSAPEQUA, Long Island (WABC) -- Two police officers on Long Island went above and beyond to restore a fallen Hanukkah menorah.

The officers from Nassau County's Seventh Precinct responded to a miscellaneous call Sunday morning in Massapequa.

A man had reported a menorah on the ground on Klestinec Park on Broadway.

The officers determined the menorah had fallen, sustained damage to the base and was unable to stand.

They temporarily repaired the base and were able to stand the menorah back to its original position, police said.

The menorah lighting went on as scheduled that evening. Surveillance video showed there was no criminality involved.

----------
* More Long Island news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Copyright © 2020 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.