Police to collect toys for needy, serve lunch Saturday in El Monte

EL MONTE >> Police will be serving lunch to donors who bring toys to the El Monte Police Department’s Code 3 Toy Drive Saturday, officials said.
The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the rear parking lot of the El Monte Police Department, 11333 Valley Blvd., organizers said in a written statement.
“Code 3” refers to the police radio code indicating an officer is responding to an emergency, using sirens and emergency lights.
Guests are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys, to be distributed to local needy children through the department’s annual Christmas Basket and Toy Giveaway.
Officers will serve lunch to donors.
For more information, contact Sgt. Martinez, Detective Castillo or Detective Larriva at 626-580-2186.

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