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Miami Beach PD finds woman's phone, celebrate her birthday

Tourist from Alabama shared her surprise gift on Facebook

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(Kourtney Chester / Facebook)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The Miami Beach Police Department made sure a tourist celebrating a milestone birthday didn't head home without her phone and a special memory.

Kourtney Chester travelled to South Florida from Alabama over the weekend for her 21st birthday.

When Chester realized that her phone had been stolen, she immediately reported the theft to the police.

If the police had simply found the phone and returned it to Chester, that would have been a happy ending in itself.

But those sworn to protect and to serve the community went a big step further.

As the officers met with Chester to return the purloined phone, they broke into a rousing rendition of the birthday song and presented her with a cupcake with a lit candle on top.

Kourtney posted the video of the celebration (below) and thanked the Miami Beach officers on her Facebook account saying, "This truly was the best birthday."

Found Phone Birthday Video

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