to connectVideoPolice to rescue a teenager from the frozen lake, Ohio
After a teacher is notified of a 13-year-old boy fell off a break wall into the cold water, the police then pull the back down to the ground with the help of a rope.
Police officers in Ohio are being praised as heroes after a body camera footage released this week that showed the quick-thinking cops pull up to a 13-year-old boy from the icy waters of Lake Erie.
The unnamed boy fell off a break wall at Rocky River Park, which is about 10 miles west of Cleveland, while on a field trip, FOX8 Cleveland reported. The temperature hovered around the freezing point of the day.
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“I know that, when he was in the water for a long period of time, it would have to be exposed to the onset of hypothermia, so we wanted to make sure we got down there and got him out of the water as quickly as possible,” Rocky River police department Sgt. Ronald Flowers told the station.
The body camera video that shows the Flowers and the Rocky River’s Agent, Monte Hamaoui, racing along the shore to the rescue of the boy, the officers grew alarmed when they didn’t see him in the water.
She was looking up, until she’s a teacher and a student at the breaking out of a wall, in a private, lakefront property, they had walked to the station and reported it. The boy was in the water, in the vicinity of the wall.
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“You hold on, hold on,” the officer shouts as he throws down a rope with a loop on the user. The officials, the teacher and the other students helped pull the boy up on the wall and on to dry land.
The 13-year-old, where she lives thanks to his rescuers as he lay on the grass, on top of the wall. While it is unclear how long the boy was in the water, the exact temperature, he did not suffer any injuries, the station reported.
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“It was a wonderful feeling, you know it’s good when you can rescue a person such as that, especially in these kinds of conditions,” Flowers told the station.