Photo of NYPD officer from LI aiding homeless man goes viral

An NYPD officer from Long Island is gaining national fame for helping a homeless man.

An NYPD officer from Long Island is gaining

An NYPD officer from Long Island is gaining national fame for helping a homeless man. (Credit: NYPD)

MANHATTAN - An NYPD officer from Long Island is gaining national fame for helping a homeless man.

Officer Larry DePrimo, of Holbrook, can be seen in a picture giving a barefoot homeless man a pair of all-weather boots. 

The NYPD posted the picture on its Facebook page. 

The picture was snapped earlier this month by a tourist in Times Square and has gone viral. 

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