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Police Rescue Dog From Bronx River

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Forming a human chain, police saved a homeless man’s Rottweiler that was desperately trying to stay afloat in the Bronx River.

The Rottie named Puppet was swept downriver after slipping down a rocky shoreline on the bank near the northern tip of the New York Botanical Garden.

A bystander noticed the dog falling into the water and called 911.

As the dog struggled to swim, officers in an NYPD helicopter told cops on the ground where they could catch Puppet as he floated downstream.

They formed a human chain and using a catch pole, pulled Puppet from the water.

Police say the pup was fine and was returned to his owner.

 

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Attiyya Anthony

is a University of Florida graduate with a B.S. in Journalism. After graduating with no financial debt, she learned the importance of working hard and saving money, which sprouted her quest for financial literacy. In addition to journalism, Attiyya is an environmentalist, poet, model, and social activist. She has freelanced for several publications both in Florida and in New York, including HOME Magazine, the Gainesville Sun, the Charlotte Sun-Herald, and Brooklyn's L Magazine.