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Slidell Police Department helps lost traveler find way to new home

Rachel McLellan and Elisa Credeur pose with Bruce before he heads to Lafayette (Source: Slidell Police Departrment) Rachel McLellan and Elisa Credeur pose with Bruce before he heads to Lafayette (Source: Slidell Police Departrment)

Two women who work for the Slidell Police Department helped a special needs traveler get back on his journey after a speed bump on the North Shore.

Bruce (no last name given) was on a Greyhound bus Tuesday from out-of-state headed to Lafayette where he was headed to start a new job. He accidentally got off the bus in Slidell.

When Bruce realized he made a mistake, his bus had already left.

He was stranded, hungry and low on funds when he went to the police for help.

"Enter two classy ladies with some southern generosity, Rachel McLellan and Elisa Credeur," the Slidell Police Department posted on its Facebook page. "Rachel and Elisa are both Slidell Police Records Clerks who decided to pull their personal funds together to purchase Bruce a new bus ticket, and a bite to eat on the way."

Sergeant Kevin Rea and Detective Richard Walden took Bruce to New Orleans to catch the next bus to his new home.

The Slidell Police Department wished him well.

"Good luck on your future endeavors, Bruce!"

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