BBB offered free coffee, bagels to police

The Panera Bread location at Coliseum Boulevard is offering free bagels and coffee to police officers on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, courtesy the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana is offering a ‘thank you’ to local police officers.

In a Facebook post Tuesday morning, the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana wrote that it was offering complimentary bagels and coffee to local police officers. The free bagels and coffee were available at Panera Bread on Coliseum Boulevard from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the post.

“Thank you to all our police officers who keep our communities safe!” the agency wrote in the post.

The Better Business Bureau said the offering was in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, recognized Tuesday.

“The BBB wanted to thank the officers for all they do so they are buying them a up of coffee and a bagel,” said Rick Walz, Vice President of the BBB Northern Indiana.

Walz said that it is just a small gesture, but it is well deserved.