Italian police cook pasta for lonely elderly couple after neighbours heard them crying
Kindly police officers came to the aid of an elderly Italian couple after neighbours called emergency services when they were heard crying in their apartment – because they were so lonely.
Officers rushed to the flat in the Appio area of Rome after nearby residents heard shouting and crying coming from inside, and found and 84-year-old Jole, and her 94-year-old husband Michele.
The couple said they had not been victims of crime, but were overcome by emotion after watching sad stories on the news.
The pair, who have been married for 70 years, said they had not had visitors for a long time and were very lonely.
While they waiting for an ambulance to arrive to check the couple over, the officers prepared a hot meal.
They then sat down to have a chat while the elderly couple ate the spaghetti with butter and parmesan they had prepared. Read more at The Evening Standard…
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