An Ohio police station’s Facebook post has gone viral after thousands of people across America virtually applauded an officer for compassionately renting a hotel room for a homeless family.

Twenty-five year police veteran Deputy Brian Bussell found an unidentified woman and two young children sitting in the Butler County police station early on Sunday morning, and assumed the family was there for visiting hours. But when he returned awhile later and found the children asleep in the chairs and the woman just sitting there, he knew they were in need of assistance. (RELATED: Former Inmate Prays With Police Officer Who Arrested Him Eight Years Ago, Asks God To Protect Police)

According to the viral Facebook post, the officer found out the family had just been evicted from their home and had no where but the police station to find refuge.

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones is very proud of one of his own for helping a homeless family. Deputy Brian...

Posted by Butler County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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