Police honor 8-year-old who paid for officer's meal

Eight-year-old Mikayla Raji's decision to pay a police officer's dinner tab at Villa Borghese in Helmetta, N.J. last month made headlines.

 Mikayla and Jamesburg police officer Joseph Quinn reunited at Mikayla's home in Monroe.

"When I went to go pay my tab, I was told that it was paid forward. ... We did some detective work at police headquarters, I was advised who paid for the tab. ... it was special," Quinn said.

It turns out that Mikayla's father, Thomas Raji, was a Perth Amboy police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

The Jamesburg Police Department was so impressed by Mikayla's act of kindness, that they set up a GoFundMe page for her to fund her college education.  So far, they're raised more than $13,000.

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