Pink uniform shirt helps Penticton RCMP officer spread anti-bullying message

Penticton RCMP Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth is pictured visiting Carmi Elementary School Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 to deliver an anti-bullying message.
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PENTICTON - A Penticton RCMP officer is suiting up in a uniform of a different colour to help send a message to the city’s school kids.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth donned a pink uniform shirt and visited Carmi Elementary School yesterday, Feb. 21, to deliver a message about bullying, according to an RCMP media release.

Wrigglesworth’s message — that it takes everyone to work together to stop bullying — was delivered in anticipation of Anti-bullying Day being observed today, Feb. 22.

“Sometimes we cannot see the hurt and pain that someone feels because it is on the inside," Wrigglesworth told the elementary school kids. "We need to work together to make sure our words and actions don’t hurt others."

Wrigglesworth will continue to spread the message to other Penticton schools today.

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