Auburn restaurant to host pancake breakfast to benefit injured APD officer

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An Auburn restaurant will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 9th to benefit Auburn Police Office Justin Sanders, who was shot after responding to a robbery call on February 15th

Niffer’s Place, located at 1151 Opelika Rd., will host the fundraiser from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. CST, with all proceeds going to help with Sanders’ recovery.

According to the restuarant’s website, the pancake breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice or fountain drink for $10 per person, with tickets sold at the door.

Niffer’s will also raffle off a $200 gift card.

Sanders was shot several times on February 15th after stopping a vehicle that matched the description of one believed to have been involved in a robbery of a local pharmacy.

He was taken to UAB Medical Center in Birmingham where he underwent treatment. He is back in Auburn now, continuing to recover from his injuries.

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