Children get superhero visit from police

AURORA, CO. (WILX) -- Police officers in Colorado took on the roles of comic book superheroes and surprised some sick kids.

Some of the Aurora police department swat team dressed up and rappelled down the side of Children's Hospital to bring joy to some patients.

Spiderman, superman, ironman and captain america all made guest appearances

The small patients gathered around large windows to wave at spiderman and give him high fives through the glass.

Police say the annual event is as much fun for the superheroes as it is for kids.