Harbor Unit rescues coyote from East River

Yet another reason not to swim in the East River

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Harbor Unit rescues coyote from East River
The NYPD Harbor Unit pulled a coyote out of the East River on Monday after receiving a call about a dog in distress.

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Officers from the NYPD Harbor Unit made a brave rescue from the waters of the East River Monday evening.

They received a call of a distressed dog battling the strong current in the river.

When the officers arrived, they realized that 'dog' was actually a coyote.

Nonetheless, the Harbor Unit made the rescued they were called for.

The coyote is now in the care of veterinarians.


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